2011 Census QuickStats

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Tara (L)

Code UCL321104 (UCL)
People 855
Male 400
Female 455
Median age 35
Families 207
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 379
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $782
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,000
Median weekly rent $140
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Total 855 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 400 46.8 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 455 53.2 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 66 7.8 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 855 people in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 46.8% were male and 53.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 7.8% of the population.

Age Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 96 11.3 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 62 7.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 52 6.1 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 64 7.5 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 49 5.7 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 46 5.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 49 5.7 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 47 5.5 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 59 6.9 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 44 5.2 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 61 7.2 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 42 4.9 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 47 5.5 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 32 3.8 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 2.7 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 3.5 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 23 2.7 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 27 3.2 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 265 40.8 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 4.0 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 60 9.2 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 63 9.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 235 36.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 40.8% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 228 42.1 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 60 11.1 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 253 46.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 11 5.1 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 62 28.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 1.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 1.4 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 40 18.5 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 11 5.1 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 21 9.7 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.4 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 3 1.4 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 58 26.9 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 216 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.9% were in primary school, 23.6% in secondary school and 12.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 761 89.1 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 54 6.9 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 36 4.6 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 20 2.5 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 675 86.0 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 6.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 202 60.3 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 92 27.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 22 6.6 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 19 5.7 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 335 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 335 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 60.3% were employed full time, 27.5% were employed part-time and 5.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 29 9.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 23 7.3 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 44 14.0 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 49 15.6 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 150 47.6 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.6% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 406 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 809 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 782 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $406.

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

Unpaid work Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 414 63.6 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 177 27.3 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 86 13.3 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 156 24.0 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.3% provided care for children and 13.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 110 16.9 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 139 21.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 74 11.4 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 86 13.2 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 21.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 70 33.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 77 36.8 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 59 28.2 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.4 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 36.8% were couple families with children, 33.5% were couple families without children and 28.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 14.5 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.5 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,636 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,550 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,550 and those without children was $1,636.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 28 19.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 2.1 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 29 19.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 18 12.3 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 8 5.5 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 44 30.1 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 7 4.8 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 9 6.2 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 19.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.1% had both employed part-time and 19.9% 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 Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 313 91.8 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 28 8.2 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 274 87.8 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.3 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 19 6.1 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 15 4.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 87.8% were separate houses, 1.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.1% were flats, units or apartments and 4.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 1.0 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 3.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 62 19.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 166 53.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 61 19.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 2.9 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 Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 3.8% had 1 bedroom, 19.8% had 2 bedrooms and 53.0% 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 Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 89 28.5 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 69 22.1 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 139 44.6 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 1.3 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 3.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.5% were owned outright, 22.1% were owned with a mortgage and 44.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 205 65.9 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 93 29.9 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 13 4.2 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 65.9% were family households, 29.9% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 35.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.7% 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 Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 140 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 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 Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
None 33 10.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 134 43.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 93 29.9 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 40 12.9 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 3.5 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 43.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.9% 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 Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 68 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 26 38.2 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 42 61.8 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 14 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 68 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 26 (or 38.2%) were male and 42 (or 61.8%) were female. The median age was 14 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Tara (L) % 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 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 582 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.4, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $582.

Mortgage and rent Tara (L) % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 120 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,387 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Tara (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,387.

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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