Taringa Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Taringa (4068) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 5 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Taringa is in the federal electorate of Ryan.

In the 2011 census the population of Taringa was 7,176 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taringa is 29 years of age.

63.7% of people living in the suburb of Taringa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 3.0% China , 2.3% New Zealand, 2.1% Malaysia, 2.0% India, 1.2% United States of America, 1.2% South Africa, 0.9% Singapore, 0.8% Iran, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Philippines.

75.9% of people living in Taringa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Mandarin, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.3% Other , 1.0% Spanish, 0.8% Persian, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Taringa is 32.8% No religion, 19.3% Catholic, 13.4% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.4% Islam, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Hinduism.

33.9% of people are married, 54.0% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 280 widowed people living in Taringa.

59.5% of the people living in Taringa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Taringa has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Taringa are 43.5% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 4.7% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taringa work in are 17.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.4% Education and training, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Retail trade, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Financial and insurance services, 3.6% Construction, 3.2% Manufacturing.

23.7% of homes are fully owned, and 22.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $744 per week and the median household income is $1491 per week.

The median rent in Taringa is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2011 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taringa postcode 4068

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