2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City)

Code SSC37051 (SSC)
People 3,062
Male 1,478
Female 1,584
Median age 33
Australian citizenship 2,622
People born overseas 294
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12
Families 753
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,394
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $758
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,000
Median weekly rent $165
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People — demographics
People North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Total 3,062 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,478 48.3 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,584 51.7 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 105 3.4 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,062 people were usually resident in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs): of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Of the total population 3.4% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 240 7.8 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 391 12.8 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 478 15.6 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,300 42.5 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 292 9.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 359 11.7 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 33 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 21.3% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 33 years.

Selected characteristics North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 2,622 85.6 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 294 9.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 12 0.4 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 85.6% of people usually resident in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.6% were born overseas and 0.4% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 976 40.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 358 14.7 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 151 6.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 946 38.9 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 40.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were married, 14.7% were either separated or divorced, 6.2% were widowed and 38.9% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Australia 2,459 80.3 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 895 62.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 395 27.6 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 36 2.5 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 20 1.4 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 86 6.0 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 768 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,432 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,432 people aged 15 years and over in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 62.5% worked full-time, 27.6% worked part-time, 2.5% were away from work, 1.4% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 6.0% were unemployed. 768 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 430 -- 466 --
Family 990 -- 1,171 --
Household 758 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $430, the median family income was $990 and the median household income was $758.

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Families — family composition
Family composition North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Couple family without children 285 37.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 294 39.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 157 20.8 823,254 15.8
Other family 17 2.3 89,686 1.7
Total families 753 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 753 families in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs): of these 37.8% were couple families without children, 39.0% were couple families with children, 20.8% were one parent families and 2.3% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,279 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,394 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,279 occupied private dwellings were counted in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,103 86.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 58 4.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 118 9.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 0 0.0 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), 86.2% were separate houses, 4.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Tenure North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 338 26.4 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 367 28.7 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 459 35.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 5 0.4 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 109 8.5 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), 26.4% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 28.7% were owned with a mortgage and 35.9% were rented.

Landlord type North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 267 58.2 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 38 8.3 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 151 32.9 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 5 1.1 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 58.2% were rented from a real estate agent, 8.3% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.9% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 165 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,000 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $165. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000. The average people per household was 2.3 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 735 57.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 397 31.0 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 52 4.1 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in North Toowoomba (Toowoomba City) (State Suburbs), 57.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 31.0% were single (or lone) person households and 4.1% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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