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Market characteristics

Tablelands has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Regional QLD.

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

More detailed information about Tablelands'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
Tablelands20162011Change
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents24,827100.0100.023,711100.0100.0+1,116
Males12,21449.249.511,68449.349.7+530
Females12,61750.850.512,03250.750.3+585
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years4,50718.219.34,77620.120.4-269
15 - 24 years2,4389.812.22,36610.012.7+72
25 - 54 years8,00832.338.98,32935.140.3-321
55 - 64 Years3,98716.112.63,66815.512.2+319
65 years and over5,88323.717.04,57419.314.4+1,309
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,0328.28.52,0388.68.9-6
Secondary school1,4826.06.31,4926.36.0-10
TAFE2471.01.52651.11.7-18
University3281.33.32881.22.9+40
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born3,11312.517.33,06312.916.7+50
Speaks language other than English at home1,0594.37.91,0554.46.6+4
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1080.41.11240.50.9-16
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,38211.714.01,99810.612.0+384
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,5747.78.31,2596.77.1+315
Certificate level4,66322.923.14,13221.821.5+531
No qualification8,89143.742.49,13548.347.4-244
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,53725.419.4--------
$650 to $1,4993,60136.132.4--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,58415.921.1--------
$2,500 or more 1,00610.115.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,33840.829.24,13942.130.0+199
Purchasing2,46323.229.12,34423.930.1+119
Renting2,66325.131.42,62526.731.9+38
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house10,51986.373.09,89986.774.1+620
Medium house8547.016.08417.415.4+13
High density30.06.800.06.4+3

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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