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Logan City

Market characteristics

Logan 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 Logan City's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Logan City'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
Logan City20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents303,386100.0100.0278,061100.0100.0+25,325
Males149,90149.449.4137,97949.649.6+11,922
Females153,48050.650.6140,08250.450.4+13,398
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years68,53322.619.464,65023.320.2+3,883
15 - 24 years42,47314.013.041,19214.813.6+1,281
25 - 54 years123,04040.640.5115,31241.541.5+7,728
55 - 64 Years32,96610.911.830,59911.011.6+2,367
65 years and over36,36312.015.326,3089.513.1+10,055
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school29,2639.68.526,7119.68.8+2,552
Secondary school21,4497.16.318,6216.76.0+2,828
TAFE5,9862.01.65,7232.11.8+263
University8,8692.94.57,1602.64.0+1,709
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born82,70627.321.672,48426.120.5+10,222
Speaks language other than English at home48,19615.911.835,39012.79.7+12,806
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all8,9112.91.86,1852.21.4+2,726
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree26,50811.318.320,2129.515.9+6,296
Advanced Diploma or Diploma19,3918.38.714,0736.67.5+5,318
Certificate level56,67424.121.346,94722.019.9+9,727
No qualification109,16146.540.9109,79351.445.8-632
Household income--------------
Nill to $64915,44115.817.6--------
$650 to $1,49931,38732.130.4--------
$1,500 to $2,44924,46125.122.3--------
$2,500 or more 16,69017.119.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned22,50921.927.421,08622.228.4+1,423
Purchasing39,31838.231.439,16041.332.6+158
Renting32,61731.732.228,85430.432.0+3,763
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house93,30384.973.687,68287.275.7+5,621
Medium house15,15613.815.711,88311.815.2+3,273
High density3240.37.83380.36.5-14

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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