2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Tolga

Code SSC31645 (SSC)
People 2,426
Male 1,204
Female 1,222
Median age 45
Families 706
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,073
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $980
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,426 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,204 49.6 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,222 50.4 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 77 3.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,426 people in Tolga (State Suburbs) of these 49.6% were male and 50.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.2% of the population.

Age Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 144 5.9 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 175 7.2 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 187 7.7 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 109 4.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 84 3.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 107 4.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 119 4.9 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 138 5.7 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 141 5.8 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 194 8.0 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 192 7.9 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 206 8.5 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 159 6.6 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 147 6.1 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 136 5.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 80 3.3 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 64 2.6 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 42 1.7 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 45 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tolga (State Suburbs) was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 19.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,129 58.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 48 2.5 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 158 8.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 126 6.5 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 469 24.3 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tolga (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.5% were married and 10.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tolga (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,027 59.0 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 162 9.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 553 31.7 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Tolga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 48 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tolga (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 18 3.0 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 223 36.6 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 15 2.5 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 4 0.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 100 16.4 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 32 5.2 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 33 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 25 4.1 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 8 1.3 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 152 24.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 610 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tolga (State Suburbs) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.8% were in primary school, 21.8% in secondary school and 9.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,025 83.5 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 385 16.6 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 171 7.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 94 4.1 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,664 71.9 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tolga (State Suburbs), 71.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tolga % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 676 59.4 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 327 28.7 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 85 7.5 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 50 4.4 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,138 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,138 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tolga (State Suburbs). Of these 59.4% were employed full time, 28.7% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 110 10.1 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 96 8.8 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 128 11.8 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 164 15.1 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 506 46.5 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tolga (State Suburbs), 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Tolga (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 510 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,275 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 980 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tolga (State Suburbs) was $510.

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

Unpaid work Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,392 72.2 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 516 26.7 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 223 11.6 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 429 22.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tolga (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.7% 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, 22.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 340 17.6 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 478 24.8 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 289 15.0 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 285 14.8 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tolga (State Suburbs), 24.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 14.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 351 49.8 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 267 37.9 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 80 11.3 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 7 1.0 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tolga (State Suburbs), 37.9% were couple families with children, 49.8% were couple families without children and 11.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 32.1 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 67.9 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Tolga (State Suburbs) 32.1% of single parents were male and 67.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,666 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,028 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tolga (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,028 and those without children was $1,666.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 128 20.5 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 20 3.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 114 18.3 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 12.2 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 5.8 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 138 22.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 45 7.2 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 10.7 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Tolga (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.2% had both employed part-time and 18.3% 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 Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 921 90.3 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 99 9.7 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Tolga (State Suburbs), 90.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 873 94.4 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.3 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 46 5.0 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tolga (State Suburbs), 94.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.3% were flats, units or apartments and 5.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 1.1 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 40 4.3 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 107 11.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 443 48.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 293 31.7 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 30 3.3 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Tolga (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.3% had 1 bedroom, 11.6% had 2 bedrooms and 48.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 438 47.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 279 30.2 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 164 17.8 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 7 0.8 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 35 3.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tolga (State Suburbs), 47.5% were owned outright, 30.2% were owned with a mortgage and 17.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 702 76.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 202 21.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 20 2.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Tolga (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.0% were family households, 21.9% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.0 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tolga (State Suburbs), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.0% 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 Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.0 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.0 -- 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 Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 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 Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
None 24 2.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 276 29.9 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 380 41.2 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 202 21.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 40 4.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tolga (State Suburbs), 29.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.9% 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 Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 77 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 45.5 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 54.5 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 23 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tolga (State Suburbs), there were 77 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 45.5%) were male and 42 (or 54.5%) were female. The median age was 23 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tolga % 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 1.1 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,312 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tolga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,312.

Mortgage and rent Tolga % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 910 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Tolga (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $910.

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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