Lockyer Valley Regional Council

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Lockyer Valley 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
Lockyer Valley Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents38,609100.0100.034,954100.0100.0+3,655
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years7,54719.619.47,71622.120.2-169
15 - 24 years5,32013.813.04,77113.713.6+549
25 - 54 years14,69438.140.513,43738.441.5+1,257
55 - 64 Years4,80812.511.84,28812.311.6+520
65 years and over6,25116.215.34,74213.613.1+1,509
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,3238.68.53,3499.68.8-26
Secondary school2,5756.76.32,2476.46.0+328
Total overseas born5,00013.021.64,30712.320.5+693
Speaks language other than English at home2,3556.111.81,7074.99.7+648
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all6221.61.83751.11.4+247
Bachelor or higher degree2,9549.518.32,3418.615.9+613
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,1416.98.71,5555.77.5+586
Certificate level6,78321.821.35,35419.719.9+1,429
No qualification14,97048.240.914,73554.145.8+235
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,55019.517.6--------
$650 to $1,4994,54834.830.4--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,70820.722.3--------
$2,500 or more 1,70613.119.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,61791.473.612,67593.675.7+942
Medium house6644.515.75944.415.2+70
High density0--7.840.06.5-4

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,

Lockyer Valley Regional Council

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