Toowoomba LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Toowoomba was 105,984 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Toowoomba is 36 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the region of Toowoomba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% India, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Malaysia.

89.6% of people living in Toowoomba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Toowoomba is 25.2% Catholic, 21.2% Anglican, 15.5% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.6% Lutheran, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.7% Baptist.

48.2% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 5552 widowed people living in Toowoomba.

59.8% of the people living in Toowoomba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Toowoomba has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Toowoomba are 19.5% Professionals, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Toowoomba work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.8% Education and training, 9.0% Manufacturing, 7.8% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1052 per week.

The median rent in Toowoomba is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.