Taigum Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Taigum (4018) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 13 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Taigum is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Taigum was 5,619 and is comprised of approximately 53.7% females and 46.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taigum is 39 years of age.

65.8% of people living in the suburb of Taigum were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% New Zealand, 3.8% Philippines, 3.7% England, 3.1% India, 1.3% Fiji, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% China , 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

78.1% of people living in Taigum speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Other, 2.1% Tagalog, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.2% Filipino , 1.1% Hindi, 1.1% Italian, 1.1% Cantonese, 0.6% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Taigum is 31.3% Catholic, 17.4% Anglican, 17.4% No religion, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Hinduism, 1.9% Other Religious Groups, 1.6% Pentecostal.

45.6% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 442 widowed people living in Taigum.

64.2% of the people living in Taigum over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.2% are working on a part time basis. Taigum has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Taigum are 19.9% Professionals, 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Managers, 9.5% Labourers, 9.5% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taigum work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.7% Manufacturing, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.5% Construction.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $625 per week and the median household income is $1164 per week.

The median rent in Taigum is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taigum postcode 4018

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