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Bundaberg Regional Council

Market characteristics

The Bundaberg 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 Bundaberg Regional Council's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Bundaberg Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents92,897100.0100.089,805100.0100.0+3,092
Males45,71649.249.444,22849.249.6+1,488
Females47,18050.850.645,57750.750.4+1,603
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years16,41017.719.417,40919.420.2-999
15 - 24 years10,28711.113.010,20911.413.6+78
25 - 54 years31,34133.740.531,91535.541.5-574
55 - 64 Years13,33614.411.812,68814.111.6+648
65 years and over21,52023.215.317,58419.613.1+3,936
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,5298.18.57,8008.78.8-271
Secondary school5,7866.26.35,6016.26.0+185
TAFE1,2151.31.61,3921.61.8-177
University1,9952.14.51,5061.74.0+489
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born11,08411.921.610,72611.920.5+358
Speaks language other than English at home4,0064.311.83,2553.69.7+751
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all7180.81.85320.61.4+186
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,4779.818.36,2368.615.9+1,241
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4,8786.48.73,9045.47.5+974
Certificate level17,82923.321.315,43821.319.9+2,391
No qualification37,18348.640.938,34253.045.8-1,159
Household income--------------
Nill to $6499,11924.817.6--------
$650 to $1,49914,02538.130.4--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,25117.022.3--------
$2,500 or more 3,4349.319.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned14,19436.627.413,64237.728.4+552
Purchasing10,21826.431.410,13228.032.6+86
Renting10,57827.332.29,95127.532.0+627
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house36,13682.373.633,71382.375.7+2,423
Medium house5,26012.015.75,00812.215.2+252
High density3040.77.82160.56.5+88

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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