2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Taigum

Code SSC31564 (SSC)
People 5,619
Male 2,603
Female 3,016
Median age 39
Families 1,499
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 2,430
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,164
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,800
Median weekly rent $340
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,619 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,603 46.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,016 53.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 78 1.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,619 people in Taigum (State Suburbs) of these 46.3% were male and 53.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 348 6.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 274 4.9 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 292 5.2 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 320 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 355 6.3 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 411 7.3 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 404 7.2 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 428 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 344 6.1 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 352 6.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 354 6.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 296 5.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 320 5.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 236 4.2 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 257 4.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 214 3.8 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 197 3.5 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 215 3.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Taigum (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,144 45.6 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 163 3.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 492 10.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 443 9.4 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,463 31.1 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Taigum (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 45.6% were married and 13.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 50 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Taigum (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,943 46.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 404 9.6 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,874 44.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Taigum (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 46.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Taigum (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 60 4.3 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 229 16.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 120 8.6 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 1.2 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 153 11.0 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 93 6.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 29 2.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 101 7.3 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 218 15.7 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 49 3.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 320 23.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,388 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Taigum (State Suburbs) 24.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 19.7% in secondary school and 23.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 3,701 65.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,960 37.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 331 6.3 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 264 5.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,685 51.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Taigum (State Suburbs), 51.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Taigum % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,841 64.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 722 25.2 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 163 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 137 4.8 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,863 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,863 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Taigum (State Suburbs). Of these 64.3% were employed full time, 25.2% were employed part-time and 4.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 229 8.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 225 8.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 265 9.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 671 24.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,165 42.8 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Taigum (State Suburbs), 8.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Taigum (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 625 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,443 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,164 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Taigum (State Suburbs) was $625.

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

Unpaid work Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,271 69.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,186 25.2 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 499 10.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 740 15.7 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Taigum (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.2% provided care for children and 10.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,175 25.0 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,224 26.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 467 9.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 407 8.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Taigum (State Suburbs), 26.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 9.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 621 41.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 583 38.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 261 17.4 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 33 2.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Taigum (State Suburbs), 38.9% were couple families with children, 41.5% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Taigum (State Suburbs) 18.5% of single parents were male and 81.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,206 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taigum (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,206 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 302 25.1 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 27 2.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 233 19.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 198 16.5 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 47 3.9 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 234 19.5 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 80 6.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 81 6.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Taigum (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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 Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,232 94.4 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 133 5.6 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Taigum (State Suburbs), 94.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,121 50.2 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 593 26.6 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 425 19.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 93 4.2 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Taigum (State Suburbs), 50.2% were separate houses, 26.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 19.0% were flats, units or apartments and 4.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 122 5.5 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 473 21.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 920 41.2 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 678 30.4 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 39 1.7 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Taigum (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 5.5% had 1 bedroom, 21.2% had 2 bedrooms and 41.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 683 30.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 721 32.3 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 717 32.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 59 2.6 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 53 2.4 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Taigum (State Suburbs), 30.6% were owned outright, 32.3% were owned with a mortgage and 32.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,452 65.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 679 30.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 103 4.6 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Taigum (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.0% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 7.8 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taigum (State Suburbs), 23.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 7.8% 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 Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.2 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.8 -- 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 Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,800 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.4 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.6 -- 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 Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
None 185 8.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,035 46.3 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 699 31.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 246 11.0 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 69 3.1 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Taigum (State Suburbs), 46.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.0% 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 Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 80 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 33 41.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 47 58.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Taigum (State Suburbs), there were 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 33 (or 41.2%) were male and 47 (or 58.7%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,562 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Taigum (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,562.

Mortgage and rent Taigum % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 343 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 948 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Taigum (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $343 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $948.

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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