Toolakea Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Toolakea (4818) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1135 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Toolakea is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Toolakea was 283 and is comprised of approximately 45.2% females and 54.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Toolakea is 48 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Toolakea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% New Zealand, 1.8% Netherlands, 1.8% Pakistan, 1.8% England, 1.8% Philippines.

88.4% of people living in Toolakea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Filipino , 1.1% Italian, 1.1% German.

The religious makeup of Toolakea is 27.7% No religion, 23.2% Catholic, 16.1% Anglican, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Islam, 1.1% Latter-day Saints, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

43.4% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 15.6% are divorced and 7.0% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Toolakea.

61.8% of the people living in Toolakea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Toolakea has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Toolakea are 21.5% Technicians & trades workers, 18.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.1% Labourers, 10.1% Managers, 9.4% Professionals, 8.1% Sales workers, 4.0% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Toolakea work in are 16.6% Construction, 10.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Wholesale trade, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.0% Other services, 4.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

36.3% of homes are fully owned, and 36.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $583 per week and the median household income is $1281 per week.

The median rent in Toolakea is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Toolakea postcode 4818

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