Torquay LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Torquay was 15,042 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Torquay is 37 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the region of Torquay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Philippines.

93.0% of people living in Torquay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Torquay is 32.9% No religion, 25.8% Catholic, 14.2% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

55.9% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 453 widowed people living in Torquay.

55.5% of the people living in Torquay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Torquay has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Torquay are 27.1% Professionals, 14.7% Managers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Torquay work in are 12.7% Construction, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Education and training, 10.0% Retail trade, 7.5% Manufacturing, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $671 per week and the median household income is $1445 per week.

The median rent in Torquay is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.