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Gympie Regional Council

Market characteristics

The Gympie Regional Council has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Queensland.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of the Gympie Regional Council's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Gympie Regional Council's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Gympie Regional Council20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents45,752100.0100.040,579100.0100.0+5,173
Males22,72649.749.620,20749.849.6+2,519
Females23,02650.350.420,37250.250.4+2,654
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years9,39120.520.28,67021.420.7+721
15 - 24 years4,75210.413.64,27910.513.8+473
25 - 54 years16,43035.941.515,48238.242.0+948
55 - 64 Years6,79814.911.65,91914.611.2+879
65 years and over8,38118.313.16,22515.312.4+2,156
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4,1559.18.83,9369.78.9+219
Secondary school2,8726.36.02,6486.56.1+224
TAFE8271.81.86091.51.7+218
University5071.14.03861.03.5+121
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born4,97010.920.54,12210.217.9+848
Non-English speaking backgrounds1,6693.69.51,3283.37.8+341
Speaks another language and English well or very well3,3017.211.02,7946.910.0+507
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,7707.615.92,1146.613.1+656
Certificate level8,17422.519.96,25019.617.9+1,924
No qualification18,96752.245.818,19757.049.6+770
Household income--------------
Nil to $5995,73831.820.4--------
$600 to $1,2495,53030.724.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,82615.719.0--------
$2,000 or more 1,86110.324.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned7,01637.828.46,56640.530.4+450
Purchasing5,52229.832.64,95830.531.4+564
Renting4,75825.732.03,73823.030.0+1,020
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house19,19988.475.715,78085.775.4+3,419
Medium house1,4546.715.21,5518.415.0-97
High density320.16.51010.56.8-69

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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