Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Population 2,270,800 12,460
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 143.3 4.4
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 6.5% 5.3%
5-14 years 13.1% 12.1%
15-19 years 6.5% 5.9%
20-24 years 7.5% 5.3%
25-34 years 15.1% 8.6%
35-44 years 14% 10.1%
45-54 years 13.2% 13.4%
55-64 years 10.8% 14.5%
65-74 years 7.9% 13.4%
75-84 years 3.9% 8.0%
85 years and over 1.7% 3.5%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 147,903 661
5-14 years 296,503 1,505
15-19 years 146,581 739
20-24 years 170,741 655
25-34 years 343,233 1,071
35-44 years 317,932 1,261
45-54 years 299,059 1,663
55-64 years 244,790 1,812
65-74 years 178,208 1,673
75-84 years 87,505 996
85 years and over 38,357 433
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Median age 35 47
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people 54,158 984
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 2.4% 7.9%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 67.8% 84.5%
Born Elsewhere 26.1% 6.1%
Language spoken at home: English only 78.0% 89%
Language spoken at home: Other language 16.1% 2.6%
Australian citizen 81.4% 90.3%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 1,538,813 10,532
Born Elsewhere 592,593 754
Language spoken at home: English only 1,771,105 11,090
Language spoken at home: Other language 365,356 323
Australian citizen 1,849,010 11,246
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 46.6% 47.4%
Separated 3.4% 4.0%
Divorced 8.6% 10.0%
Widowed 4.4% 8.2%
Never married 37.0% 30.4%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 851,120 4,884
Separated 61,497 409
Divorced 157,593 1,034
Widowed 80,956 843
Never married 675,227 3,138
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 23.3% 35.6%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 0.9%
Chinese 3.2% 0.4%
Croatian 0.2% 0.2%
Dutch 1.1% 0.7%
English 26.8% 31.4%
Filipino 0.9% 0.2%
French 0.5% 0.3%
German 4.3% 2.7%
Greek 0.6% 0.4%
Hungarian 0.2% 0.1%
Indian 1.7% 0.2%
Irish 8.9% 8.7%
Italian 1.9% 0.9%
Korean 0.5% 0.0%
Lebanese 0.2% 0.1%
Macedonian 0.1% 0%
Maltese 0.2% 0.4%
Maori 1.0% 0.2%
New Zealander 1.1% 0.4%
Polish 0.5% 0.2%
Russian 0.3% 0.1%
Scottish 7.5% 7.1%
Serbian 0.2% 0.0%
South African 0.5% 0.1%
Spanish 0.4% 0.1%
Sri Lankan 0.2% 0.0%
Turkish 0.1% 0.0%
Vietnamese 0.8% 0.0%
Welsh 0.5% 0.3%
Others 7.8% 2.1%
Ancestry not stated 4.7% 6.3%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 733,813 5,918
Australian Aboriginal 7,161 148
Chinese 99,593 68
Croatian 6,452 29
Dutch 35,462 111
English 842,199 5,213
Filipino 28,587 25
French 14,808 47
German 136,453 446
Greek 17,967 62
Hungarian 6,570 21
Indian 54,231 27
Irish 279,484 1,449
Italian 58,895 144
Korean 14,568 4
Lebanese 4,823 16
Macedonian 1,569 0
Maltese 6,530 71
Maori 31,007 29
New Zealander 35,411 59
Polish 15,109 35
Russian 8,185 9
Scottish 234,584 1,182
Serbian 4,735 7
South African 14,726 17
Spanish 12,563 22
Sri Lankan 7,452 3
Turkish 1,971 3
Vietnamese 24,508 3
Welsh 15,885 57
Others 244,232 344
Ancestry not stated 148,222 1,041
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 0.3% 0.0%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.0% 0.2%
Arabic 0.4% 0.1%
Bengali 0.1% 0%
Cantonese 0.9% 0.1%
Croatian 0.1% 0.1%
Dutch 0.2% 0.1%
Filipino 0.3% 0.1%
French 0.3% 0.1%
Greek 0.3% 0.2%
German 0.3% 0.1%
Hindi 0.6% 0.0%
Indones 0.2% 0%
Italian 0.4% 0.1%
Japanese 0.3% 0.0%
Korean 0.6% 0.1%
Language spoken at home not stated 5.9% 8.4%
Mandarin 2.4% 0.3%
Maltese 0.0% 0.0%
Macedonian 0.0% 0%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.1% 0%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.4% 0%
Other Chinese 0.1% 0%
Other languages 3.0% 0.6%
Punjabi 0.6% 0.1%
Persian 0.2% 0%
Polish 0.2% 0.0%
Russian 0.2% 0.0%
Samoan 0.6% 0%
Serbian 0.2% 0%
Sinhale 0.2% 0.1%
Spanish 0.7% 0.0%
Tagalog 0.4% 0.1%
Tamil 0.2% 0%
Thai 0.2% 0.0%
Turkish 0.1% 0%
Urdu 0.2% 0%
Vietnamese 1.0% 0.1%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 6,246 5
Australian Indigenous Languages 722 28
Arabic 9,884 17
Bengali 2,565 0
Cantonese 19,624 10
Croatian 2,282 13
Dutch 3,529 10
Filipino 5,930 10
French 6,393 7
Greek 7,557 23
German 7,555 14
Hindi 14,560 3
Indones 3,663 0
Italian 10,015 16
Japanese 6,784 3
Korean 13,213 6
Language spoken at home not stated 134,343 1,046
Mandarin 53,492 43
Maltese 457 4
Macedonian 852 0
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 2,496 0
Other Indo-Aryan languages 9,904 0
Other Chinese 3,251 0
Other languages 67,617 69
Punjabi 12,982 10
Persian 5,230 0
Polish 3,338 3
Russian 3,672 4
Samoan 13,820 0
Serbian 3,296 0
Sinhale 4,424 7
Spanish 14,807 5
Tagalog 9,293 16
Tamil 4,095 0
Thai 4,173 3
Turkish 1,199 0
Urdu 3,866 0
Vietnamese 22,573 9
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area Brisbane, QLD, Capital City Cowra, NSW, Local Government Area
Buddhism 2.0% 0.5% 44,476 58
Christianity Anglican 13.4% 26.1% 303,083 3,258
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0% 0% 56 0
Christianity Baptist 2.2% 1.4% 49,340 170
Christianity Brethren 0.1% 1.2% 1,207 154
Christianity Catholic 21.5% 29.0% 488,563 3,612
Christianity Church Christ 0.1% 0% 3,194 0
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 1.0% 0.3% 21,752 37
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.5% 0.9% 10,451 117
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.6% 0.4% 13,179 52
Christianity Lutheran 1.1% 0.2% 23,804 22
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.1% 0% 1,974 0
Christianity Other Protestant 0.6% 0.2% 13,122 26
Christianity Pentecostal 1.6% 0.6% 35,147 72
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 2.7% 5.0% 60,099 622
Christianity Salvation Army 0.3% 0.4% 5,580 43
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.4% 0.1% 8,845 12
Christianity Uniting Church 4.6% 4.2% 103,332 518
Christianity, nfd 3.1% 2.2% 69,563 268
Christianity Othr Christian 0.3% 0.1% 5,857 14
Hinduism 1.5% 0.1% 33,485 14
Islam 1.5% 0.0% 33,826 3
Judaism 0.1% 0.0% 2,195 3
Other Religions 1.0% 0.4% 21,609 50
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 31.1% 16.9% 707,185 2,106
Religious affiliation not stated 9.2% 9.9% 209,874 1,231

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS