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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Redland City20162011Change
NameNumber%Queensland %Number%Queensland %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents147,010100.0100.0138,665100.0100.0+8,345
Males71,98549.049.467,88749.049.6+4,098
Females75,02251.050.670,77851.050.4+4,244
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years27,60318.819.427,83320.120.2-230
15 - 24 years17,92112.213.018,31313.213.6-392
25 - 54 years55,42437.740.554,50639.341.5+918
55 - 64 Years19,87113.511.817,95112.911.6+1,920
65 years and over26,19517.815.320,06214.513.1+6,133
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school12,8218.78.512,7759.28.8+46
Secondary school10,3747.16.39,2866.76.0+1,088
TAFE2,3541.61.62,7212.01.8-367
University4,9423.44.54,2083.04.0+734
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born33,12222.521.631,35422.620.5+1,768
Speaks language other than English at home9,6936.611.87,9065.79.7+1,787
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all9670.71.88020.61.4+165
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree18,51515.518.314,73013.315.9+3,785
Advanced Diploma or Diploma12,33210.38.79,9319.07.5+2,401
Certificate level29,48924.721.325,10022.619.9+4,389
No qualification49,46841.440.951,28946.345.8-1,821
Household income--------------
Nill to $6498,62616.317.6--------
$650 to $1,49915,02028.430.4--------
$1,500 to $2,44912,17123.022.3--------
$2,500 or more 11,93222.519.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned16,84630.927.415,72931.128.4+1,117
Purchasing20,94438.531.419,97639.632.6+968
Renting12,98723.932.212,16124.132.0+826
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house50,25084.173.647,62886.075.7+2,622
Medium house8,08413.515.76,85112.415.2+1,233
High density6021.07.84940.96.5+108

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

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