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Redland City

Market characteristics

Redland City has a higher 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 Redland City's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Redland City'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
Redland City20112006Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents138,665100.0100.0127,627100.0100.0+11,038
Males67,88749.049.662,50749.049.6+5,380
Females70,77851.050.465,12051.050.4+5,658
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years27,83320.120.226,71620.920.7+1,117
15 - 24 years18,31313.213.617,34213.613.8+971
25 - 54 years54,50639.341.551,73340.542.0+2,773
55 - 64 Years17,95112.911.615,28712.011.2+2,664
65 years and over20,06214.513.116,52512.912.4+3,537
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school12,7759.28.811,9659.48.9+810
Secondary school9,2866.76.08,7796.96.1+507
TAFE2,7212.01.82,5202.01.7+201
University4,2083.04.03,4242.73.5+784
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born31,35422.620.526,54420.817.9+4,810
Non-English speaking backgrounds8,9326.49.57,8046.17.8+1,128
Speaks another language and English well or very well22,42216.211.018,74014.710.0+3,682
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree14,73013.315.910,73210.613.1+3,998
Certificate level25,10022.619.920,70620.517.9+4,394
No qualification51,28946.345.850,60850.249.6+681
Household income--------------
Nil to $5999,45919.120.4--------
$600 to $1,24911,07522.424.7--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,76119.719.0--------
$2,000 or more 14,00428.324.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned15,72931.128.415,10732.730.4+622
Purchasing19,97639.632.617,74438.431.4+2,232
Renting12,16124.132.010,70123.230.0+1,460
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house47,62886.075.742,94785.475.4+4,681
Medium house6,85112.415.26,42812.815.0+423
High density4940.96.53920.86.8+102

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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