2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Tannum Sands

Code SSC31579 (SSC)
People 5,254
Male 2,697
Female 2,557
Median age 36
Families 1,427
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,116
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,132
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Total 5,254 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,697 51.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,557 48.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 119 2.3 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,254 people in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.3% of the population.

Age Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 334 6.4 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 446 8.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 474 9.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 434 8.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 261 5.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 242 4.6 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 318 6.1 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 395 7.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 486 9.3 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 500 9.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 453 8.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 305 5.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 239 4.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 145 2.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 97 1.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 52 1.0 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 44 0.8 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 0.5 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,244 56.1 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 106 2.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 341 8.5 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 121 3.0 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,191 29.8 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 56.1% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 73 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,979 55.6 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 499 14.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,080 30.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 39 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 39 years.

Education Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 60 3.6 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 414 24.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 188 11.2 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 0.5 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 382 22.7 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 26 1.5 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 0.5 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 92 5.5 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 99 5.9 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 33 2.0 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 373 22.1 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,684 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.2% were in primary school, 24.8% in secondary school and 11.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 4,040 76.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,051 21.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 297 6.1 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 212 4.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,312 68.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 68.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 21.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,872 66.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 691 24.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 160 5.7 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 104 3.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,827 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,827 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs). Of these 66.2% were employed full time, 24.4% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 257 9.4 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 171 6.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 263 9.7 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 260 9.5 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,609 59.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 798 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 2,361 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,132 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) was $798.

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

Unpaid work Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,945 73.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,347 33.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 289 7.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 853 21.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.6% provided care for children and 7.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 875 21.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,082 27.0 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 497 12.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 489 12.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 498 34.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 777 54.4 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 141 9.9 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 11 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 54.4% were couple families with children, 34.9% were couple families without children and 9.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,655 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,932 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,932 and those without children was $2,655.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 306 24.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 1.6 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 357 28.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 256 20.1 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 2.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 118 9.3 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 90 7.1 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 91 7.1 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.0% had both partners employed full-time, 1.6% had both employed part-time and 28.0% 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 Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,711 90.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 173 9.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 90.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,531 89.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 47 2.7 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 91 5.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 42 2.5 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 89.5% were separate houses, 2.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 5.3% were flats, units or apartments and 2.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 14 0.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 41 2.4 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 157 9.2 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 657 38.4 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 816 47.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 26 1.5 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 9.2% had 2 bedrooms and 38.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 417 24.4 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 772 45.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 480 28.1 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 13 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 29 1.7 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 24.4% were owned outright, 45.1% were owned with a mortgage and 28.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 1,404 82.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 269 15.7 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 38 2.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), of all households, 82.1% were family households, 15.7% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.6 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.6% 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 Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.9 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.1 -- 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 Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.3 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.7 -- 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 Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
None 38 2.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 440 25.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 780 45.5 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 406 23.7 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 49 2.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), 25.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 23.7% 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 Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 120 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 51 42.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 69 57.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), there were 120 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 51 (or 42.5%) were male and 69 (or 57.5%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,694 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,694.

Mortgage and rent Tannum Sands % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 310 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,900 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Tannum Sands (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $310 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,900.

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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