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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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
NameNumber%Regional QLD %Number%Regional QLD %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents23,713100.0100.022,695100.0100.0+1,018
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years4,78920.220.44,82821.320.9-39
15 - 24 years2,37010.012.72,36610.412.9+4
25 - 54 years8,32635.140.38,48737.441.1-161
55 - 64 Years3,67515.512.23,29814.511.7+377
65 years and over4,55319.214.43,71616.413.3+837
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,0388.68.92,0929.29.1-54
Secondary school1,4906.36.01,5576.96.1-67
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born3,07613.016.72,93812.914.7+138
Non-English speaking backgrounds1,3645.86.61,2775.65.6+87
Speaks another language and English well or very well1,7127.210.11,6617.39.1+51
Bachelor or higher degree2,00210.66.01,6229.14.9+380
Certificate level4,13421.810.83,41219.19.5+722
No qualification9,13348.223.79,29152.025.7-158
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,99031.222.6--------
$600 to $1,2492,65327.726.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,48115.518.3--------
$2,000 or more 1,11711.720.7--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house9,89286.674.18,91486.472.8+978
Medium house8537.515.47817.615.7+72
High density00.06.400.07.30

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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