2016 Census QuickStats

Australia Queensland State Suburbs

Townview

Code SSC32897 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 2,062
Male 51%
Female 49%
Median age 31
Families 481
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 886
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $2,021
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,900
Median weekly rent $260
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Male 1,053 51.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,012 49.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 444 21.5 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,062 people in Townview (State Suburbs). Of these 51.0% were male and 49.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 21.5% of the population.

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Age Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Median age 31 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 202 9.8 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 151 7.3 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 138 6.7 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 139 6.8 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 159 7.7 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 188 9.1 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 178 8.7 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 139 6.8 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 116 5.6 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 134 6.5 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 167 8.1 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 101 4.9 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 89 4.3 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 62 3.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 49 2.4 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 22 1.1 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 10 0.5 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 13 0.6 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Townview (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.6% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Married 646 41.4 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 46 2.9 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 112 7.2 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 55 3.5 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 703 45.0 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Townview (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 41.4% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Registered marriage 493 39.0 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 242 19.1 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 529 41.9 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Townview (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 39.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Preschool 30 4.3 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 149 21.4 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 35 5.0 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 0 0.0 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 74 10.6 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 47 6.7 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 3 0.4 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 4.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 35 5.0 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 19 2.7 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 273 39.2 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Townview (State Suburbs), 34.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.2% were in primary school, 17.7% in secondary school and 9.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 157 10.0 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 68 4.3 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 41 2.6 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 298 19.0 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 236 15.1 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 88 5.6 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 249 15.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 112 7.1 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 10 0.6 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 269 17.2 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Townview (State Suburbs), 15.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 21.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.3% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Townview % Queensland % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Townview (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 1,490 73.3 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 363 17.6 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 109 5.3 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 73 3.5 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,255 60.8 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In Townview (State Suburbs), 60.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Townview % Queensland % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Townview % Queensland % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Townview % Queensland % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Townview % Queensland % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Worked full-time 683 66.9 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 202 19.8 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 63 6.2 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 73 7.1 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 1,021 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Townview (State Suburbs). Of these 66.9% were employed full time, 19.8% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 64 6.7 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 51 5.3 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 83 8.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 148 15.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 539 56.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Townview (State Suburbs), 6.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 56.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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

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

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Personal 910 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 2,211 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,021 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Townview (State Suburbs) was $910.

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

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,025 65.4 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 477 30.3 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 98 6.3 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 298 19.0 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In Townview (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 30.3% provided care for children and 6.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.0% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 368 23.4 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 385 24.5 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 139 8.8 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 140 8.9 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Townview (State Suburbs), 24.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 173 36.7 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 196 41.5 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 97 20.6 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 6 1.3 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Townview (State Suburbs), 41.5% were couple families with children, 36.7% were couple families without children and 20.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Male -- 24.0 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 76.0 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In Townview (State Suburbs), 24.0% of single parents were male and 76.0% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 126 34.1 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 9 2.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 73 19.7 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 72 19.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 6 1.6 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 36 9.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 32 8.6 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 16 4.3 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In Townview (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 34.1% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 19.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 659 86.6 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 102 13.4 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

In Townview (State Suburbs), 86.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.4% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Separate house 503 76.3 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 131 19.9 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 14 2.1 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 3 0.5 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Townview (State Suburbs), 76.3% were separate houses, 19.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flat or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 50 7.6 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 108 16.4 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 347 52.6 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 136 20.6 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 19 2.9 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Townview (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.6% had 1 bedroom, 16.4% had 2 bedrooms and 52.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.6 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Owned outright 105 16.1 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 207 31.7 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 323 49.4 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 3 0.5 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 16 2.4 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Townview (State Suburbs), 16.1% were owned outright, 31.7% were owned with a mortgage and 49.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 466 71.4 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 164 25.1 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 23 3.5 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In Townview (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.4% were family households, 25.1% were single person households and 3.5% were group households.

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Household income Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.3 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 25.1 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In Townview (State Suburbs), 14.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 25.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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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 Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 260 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.0 -- 12.8 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and 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.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,900 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.1 -- 6.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and 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.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Townview % Queensland % Australia %
None 58 8.9 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 205 31.4 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 253 38.7 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 102 15.6 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 35 5.4 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In Townview (State Suburbs), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 129 19.7 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 507 77.5 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 18 2.8 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Townview (State Suburbs), 77.5% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Male 201 45.5 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 241 54.5 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Townview (State Suburbs), 45.5% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 54.5% were female. The median age was 22 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,511 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Townview (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,511.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Townview % Queensland % Australia %
Median weekly rent 205 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,871 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Townview (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $205 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,871.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 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 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census