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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Taranganba

Code SSC31584 (SSC)
People 2,430
Male 1,186
Female 1,244
Median age 36
Families 689
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 968
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,329
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $305
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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,430 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,186 48.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,244 51.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 88 3.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,430 people in Taranganba (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.6% of the population.

Age Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 169 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 181 7.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 208 8.6 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 176 7.2 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 130 5.4 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 142 5.8 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 139 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 184 7.6 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 164 6.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 177 7.3 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 177 7.3 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 147 6.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 146 6.0 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 100 4.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 81 3.3 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 56 2.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 33 1.4 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.8 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Taranganba (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 994 53.2 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 58 3.1 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 139 7.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 81 4.3 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 598 32.0 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Taranganba (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.2% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Taranganba (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 864 53.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 196 12.0 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 571 35.0 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Taranganba (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 19 2.7 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 191 26.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 60 8.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 101 14.2 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 73 10.3 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 30 4.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 44 6.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 12 1.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 168 23.7 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 709 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Taranganba (State Suburbs) 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.9% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 10.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,037 83.9 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 316 13.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 148 6.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 100 4.4 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,703 75.1 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), 75.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 708 59.2 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 355 29.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 71 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 62 5.2 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,196 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,196 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Taranganba (State Suburbs). Of these 59.2% were employed full time, 29.7% were employed part-time and 5.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 117 10.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 93 8.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 149 13.2 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 186 16.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 523 46.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Taranganba (State Suburbs), 10.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Taranganba (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 642 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,452 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,329 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Taranganba (State Suburbs) was $642.

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

Unpaid work Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,341 71.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 606 32.4 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 192 10.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 305 16.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.4% provided care for children and 10.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 349 18.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 502 26.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 261 13.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 228 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 Taranganba (State Suburbs), 26.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.9% 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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 276 40.0 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 288 41.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 121 17.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.7 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Taranganba (State Suburbs), 41.7% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

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

In Taranganba (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 2,141 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,466 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,466 and those without children was $2,141.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 109 19.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 14 2.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 123 22.0 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 78 13.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 23 4.1 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 107 19.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 32 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 74 13.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), of couple families, 19.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.5% had both employed part-time and 22.0% 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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 838 90.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 85 9.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

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

Dwelling structure Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 765 91.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 7.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 11 1.3 181,717 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 Taranganba (State Suburbs), 91.4% were separate houses, 7.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 80 9.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 386 46.1 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 359 42.9 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 12 1.4 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 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 9.6% had 2 bedrooms and 46.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 237 28.3 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 322 38.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 263 31.4 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Taranganba (State Suburbs), 28.3% were owned outright, 38.5% were owned with a mortgage and 31.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 677 80.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 134 16.0 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 3.3 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.7% were family households, 16.0% were single person households and 3.3% were group households.

Household income Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 18.8 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 12.1 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), 18.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 12.1% 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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 305 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
None 36 4.3 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 298 35.6 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 348 41.6 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 139 16.6 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 1.9 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), 35.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.6% 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 Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 86 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 37 43.0 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 49 57.0 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Taranganba (State Suburbs), there were 86 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 37 (or 43.0%) were male and 49 (or 57.0%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 816 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $816.

Mortgage and rent Taranganba % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 320 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,929 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Taranganba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $320 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,929.

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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