Scenic Rim Regional Council

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Scenic Rim 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
Scenic Rim Regional Council20162011Change
NameNumber%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents40,072100.0100.036,462100.0100.0+3,610
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years7,58818.919.47,51020.620.2+78
15 - 24 years4,20610.513.03,85510.613.6+351
25 - 54 years14,38235.940.513,74337.741.5+639
55 - 64 Years5,79414.511.85,13514.111.6+659
65 years and over8,10520.215.36,21917.113.1+1,886
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,5508.98.53,4349.48.8+116
Secondary school2,6336.66.32,3886.56.0+245
Total overseas born5,69014.221.65,42014.920.5+270
Speaks language other than English at home1,2653.211.81,1313.19.7+134
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1430.41.81350.41.4+8
Bachelor or higher degree4,00212.318.33,30111.415.9+701
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,7848.68.72,1567.47.5+628
Certificate level7,37622.721.36,21521.519.9+1,161
No qualification14,19543.740.914,37449.745.8-179
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,81019.717.6--------
$650 to $1,4994,87834.130.4--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,03421.222.3--------
$2,500 or more 2,01114.119.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house15,40491.973.614,58992.475.7+815
Medium house8455.015.77784.915.2+67
High density650.47.8930.66.5-28

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,

Scenic Rim Regional Council

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