South Toowoomba Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

South Toowoomba (4350) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 108 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. South Toowoomba is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of South Toowoomba was 5,225 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Toowoomba is 35 years of age.

84.5% of people living in the suburb of South Toowoomba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% France, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Saudi Arabia.

90.4% of people living in South Toowoomba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.5% Arabic, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of South Toowoomba is 25.6% Catholic, 20.3% No religion, 18.9% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Lutheran, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.6% Churches of Christ.

37.8% of people are married, 39.5% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 316 widowed people living in South Toowoomba.

58.6% of the people living in South Toowoomba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. South Toowoomba has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in South Toowoomba are 19.9% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Labourers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.0% Managers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Toowoomba work in are 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Education and training, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Construction, 7.3% Manufacturing, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Wholesale trade.

23.7% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $547 per week and the median household income is $934 per week.

The median rent in South Toowoomba is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Toowoomba postcode 4350

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