Townsville City Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Townsville City (4810) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1111 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Townsville City is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Townsville City was 2,500 and is comprised of approximately 43.3% females and 56.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Townsville City is 35 years of age.

63.2% of people living in the suburb of Townsville City were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% India, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Brazil, 0.3% China , 0.3% Belgium, 0.3% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.3% Germany.

75.4% of people living in Townsville City speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Townsville City is 26.2% Catholic, 24.4% No religion, 18.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.2% Anglican, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

35.0% of people are married, 49.0% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Townsville City.

70.7% of the people living in Townsville City over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.9% are working on a part time basis. Townsville City has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Townsville City are 28.2% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 14.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 4.6% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Townsville City work in are 19.7% Public administration and safety, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 6.2% Retail trade, 5.8% Manufacturing, 3.5% Mining.

20.7% of homes are fully owned, and 20.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $982 per week and the median household income is $1785 per week.

The median rent in Townsville City is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Townsville City postcode 4810

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