2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | Local Government Areas

Tablelands (R)

Code LGA36810 (LGA)
People 43,727
Male 22,056
Female 21,671
Median age 43
Families 11,688
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 20,275
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $854
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,424
Median weekly rent $188
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 43,727 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 22,056 50.4 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 21,671 49.6 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4,518 10.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 43,727 people in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) of these 50.4% were male and 49.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 10.3% of the population.

Age Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,739 6.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,904 6.6 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,161 7.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,749 6.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,870 4.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,964 4.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,951 4.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,668 6.1 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 3,016 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,190 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 3,254 7.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 3,270 7.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 3,175 7.3 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 2,689 6.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 2,027 4.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 1,379 3.2 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 965 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 757 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 43 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) was 43 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 17,063 48.9 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 1,212 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 3,482 10.0 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 2,150 6.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 11,020 31.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 48.9% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 52 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 14,866 49.4 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,498 11.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,730 39.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 41 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 41 years.

Education Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 401 3.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,820 22.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 769 6.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 177 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 2,185 17.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 422 3.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 79 0.6 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 495 4.0 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 602 4.8 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 252 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 4,291 34.3 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 12,493 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) 28.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.2% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 8.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 34,520 78.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 8,213 20.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,760 6.9 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,963 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 26,930 67.6 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 67.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 10,640 55.7 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 5,887 30.8 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,274 6.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 1,285 6.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 19,086 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 19,086 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas). Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 6.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,076 11.7 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,634 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,184 12.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,756 15.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 7,885 44.3 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 11.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 451 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,049 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 854 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) was $451.

Travel to work, top responses Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 23,971 68.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 8,968 25.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 4,046 11.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 7,617 21.8 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.7% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 5,823 16.7 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 8,428 24.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,759 13.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 4,959 14.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 24.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 5,370 45.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,217 36.1 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,945 16.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 156 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 36.1% were couple families with children, 45.9% were couple families without children and 16.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.2 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.8 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas) 19.2% of single parents were male and 80.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,576 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,785 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,785 and those without children was $1,576.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 1,779 18.6 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 424 4.4 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,652 17.2 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,217 12.7 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 588 6.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 2,324 24.2 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 600 6.3 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 1,004 10.5 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 18.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.4% had both employed part-time and 17.2% 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 Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 16,235 86.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 2,581 13.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 86.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 14,518 89.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 313 1.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 865 5.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 521 3.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 89.4% were separate houses, 1.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 3.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 223 1.4 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,139 7.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,086 19.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 7,364 45.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,985 24.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 437 2.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 7.0% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 45.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 6,668 41.1 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 4,334 26.7 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,550 28.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 144 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 538 3.3 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 41.1% were owned outright, 26.7% were owned with a mortgage and 28.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 11,432 70.4 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 4,341 26.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 461 2.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.4% were family households, 26.7% were single person households and 2.8% were group households.

Household income Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 34.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 34.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.0% 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 Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 188 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.2 -- 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 Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,424 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 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 Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
None 1,002 6.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,682 35.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 5,952 36.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,938 18.1 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 661 4.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), 35.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 36.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.1% 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 Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 4,515 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 2,374 52.6 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 2,141 47.4 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 22 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), there were 4,515 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 2,374 (or 52.6%) were male and 2,141 (or 47.4%) were female. The median age was 22 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 806 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $806.

Mortgage and rent Tablelands (R) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,159 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Tablelands (R) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,159.

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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