Fraser Coast Regional Council

Market characteristics

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

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

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Fraser Coast Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents101,504100.0100.095,317100.0100.0+6,187
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years17,05016.819.418,23819.120.2-1,188
15 - 24 years9,8399.713.09,83810.313.6+1
25 - 54 years32,33131.940.532,60434.241.5-273
55 - 64 Years15,57915.311.814,36815.111.6+1,211
65 years and over26,71126.315.320,26921.313.1+6,442
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,6197.58.58,1588.68.8-539
Secondary school5,9845.96.35,7046.06.0+280
Total overseas born14,13413.921.613,33814.020.5+796
Speaks language other than English at home3,3373.311.82,9323.19.7+405
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all3150.31.82670.31.4+48
Bachelor or higher degree7,6659.118.36,1127.915.9+1,553
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6,0577.28.74,6536.07.5+1,404
Certificate level20,53124.321.317,40922.619.9+3,122
No qualification39,02946.240.939,20650.945.8-177
Household income--------------
Nill to $64910,78126.417.6--------
$650 to $1,49916,43040.230.4--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,23115.222.3--------
$2,500 or more 3,2017.819.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house39,50781.973.637,80884.175.7+1,699
Medium house5,15810.715.74,2899.515.2+869
High density6591.47.86561.56.5+3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions). Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics,

Fraser Coast Regional Council

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