Toowong Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Toowong (4066) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 4 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Toowong is in the federal electorate of Ryan.

In the 2011 census the population of Toowong was 11,255 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Toowong is 28 years of age.

61.1% of people living in the suburb of Toowong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 3.8% China , 3.0% New Zealand, 1.8% India, 1.6% Malaysia, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% Taiwan, 1.0% Singapore, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Indonesia.

72.7% of people living in Toowong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.3% Mandarin, 2.2% Cantonese, 2.0% Other, 1.3% Spanish, 0.7% Korean, 0.7% French, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Toowong is 33.7% No religion, 22.0% Catholic, 12.0% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Islam, 1.7% Hinduism.

31.5% of people are married, 58.3% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 271 widowed people living in Toowong.

60.3% of the people living in Toowong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Toowong has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Toowong are 42.6% Professionals, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Labourers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Toowong work in are 17.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Education and training, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.4% Construction, 3.5% Manufacturing.

21.3% of homes are fully owned, and 21.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $748 per week and the median household income is $1601 per week.

The median rent in Toowong is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Toowong postcode 4066

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