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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Taringa

Code SSC31585 (SSC)
People 7,176
Male 3,558
Female 3,618
Median age 29
Families 1,614
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 3,609
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,491
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,011
Median weekly rent $360
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Total 7,176 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,558 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,618 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 34 0.5 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,176 people in Taringa (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 281 3.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 267 3.7 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 186 2.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 423 5.9 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,403 19.6 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,079 15.0 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 678 9.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 496 6.9 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 367 5.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 280 3.9 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 302 4.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 297 4.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 309 4.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 226 3.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 155 2.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 153 2.1 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 129 1.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 143 2.0 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Taringa (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,186 33.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 115 1.8 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 380 5.9 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 279 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,480 54.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Taringa (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 33.9% were married and 7.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Taringa (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,937 32.7 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 682 11.5 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 3,310 55.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Taringa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 32.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Taringa (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 73 2.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 244 9.2 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 51 1.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 1.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 60 2.3 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 30 1.1 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 107 4.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 131 4.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,510 56.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 62 2.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 362 13.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,663 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Taringa (State Suburbs) 37.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 12.3% were in primary school, 7.4% in secondary school and 61.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Taringa % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,576 63.8 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 2,500 36.7 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 535 7.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 386 5.7 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,383 49.7 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Taringa (State Suburbs), 49.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 36.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Taringa % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Taringa % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,640 59.5 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,307 29.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 196 4.4 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 294 6.6 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 4,437 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 4,437 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Taringa (State Suburbs). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 6.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 577 13.9 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 377 9.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 352 8.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 763 18.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,878 45.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Taringa (State Suburbs), 13.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 25 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Taringa (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 25 years.

Occupation Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 744 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,029 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,491 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Taringa (State Suburbs) was $744.

Travel to work, top responses Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,110 79.3 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,100 17.1 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 507 7.9 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,548 24.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Taringa (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.1% provided care for children and 7.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,206 34.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,907 29.6 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 628 9.8 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 366 5.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Taringa (State Suburbs), 29.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 846 52.4 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 496 30.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 175 10.8 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 97 6.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Taringa (State Suburbs), 30.7% were couple families with children, 52.4% were couple families without children and 10.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Taringa (State Suburbs) 22.3% of single parents were male and 77.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,413 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,178 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taringa (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,178 and those without children was $2,413.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 384 28.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 52 3.9 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 252 18.8 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 233 17.4 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 78 5.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 203 15.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 66 4.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 73 5.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Taringa (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 18.8% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,136 91.7 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 283 8.3 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Taringa (State Suburbs), 91.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,002 32.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 451 14.4 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,680 53.6 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Taringa (State Suburbs), 32.0% were separate houses, 14.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 53.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 11 0.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 256 8.2 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,501 47.9 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 850 27.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 475 15.1 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 43 1.4 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Taringa (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 8.2% had 1 bedroom, 47.9% had 2 bedrooms and 27.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 745 23.8 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 702 22.4 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,588 50.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 44 1.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 56 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Taringa (State Suburbs), 23.8% were owned outright, 22.4% were owned with a mortgage and 50.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,600 51.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 996 31.8 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 538 17.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Taringa (State Suburbs), of all households, 51.1% were family households, 31.8% were single person households and 17.2% were group households.

Household income Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 15.2 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taringa (State Suburbs), 18.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 15.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 360 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 19.9 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,011 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.4 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
None 441 14.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,473 47.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 872 27.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 287 9.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 61 1.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Taringa (State Suburbs), 47.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 23 65.7 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 12 34.3 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Taringa (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 23 (or 65.7%) were male and 12 (or 34.3%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,750 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Taringa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,750.

Mortgage and rent Taringa % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 340 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,033 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Taringa (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $340 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,033.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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