Urban vs suburban: Brisbane’s great fertility divide

Analysis of Bureau of Statistics births data by Brisbane Times shows some of the state capital’s wealthiest neighbourhoods also have some of the lowest fertility rates. The Newstead-Bowen Hills area, which had the city’s highest median personal income in 2021 ($1405 per week), had the sixth-lowest fertility rate (0.73).

Differences in fertility rates across the city are also reflected in the age at which women are having babies. In the Brisbane Inner City region, the median age of mothers…

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Bourbiza Mohamed is an award-winning travel journalist who has been writing about her adventures around the world for over a decade. With a passion for exploring new cultures and experiencing different ways of life, Bourbiza Mohamed has traveled to over 107 countries across six continents and has documented her journeys in numerous publications. Bourbiza Mohamed writing is known for its vivid descriptions and personal anecdotes, which transport readers to the destinations she writes about. Her articles cover a wide range of topics, from off-the-beaten-path adventures to luxury travel experiences, and she has a particular interest in sustainable tourism and responsible travel. In addition to her writing, Bourbiza Mohamed is also an accomplished photographer, capturing stunning images of the people, landscapes, and wildlife she encounters on her travels. Her photos have been featured in publications such as National Geographic, Lonely Planet, and Conde Nast Traveler.

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