Tolga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tolga (4882) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1378 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tolga is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Tolga was 2,426 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Tolga is 45 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Tolga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.2% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Trinidad and Tobago, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Inadequately described.

92.8% of people living in Tolga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Korean, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Tolga is 29.5% Catholic, 20.9% No religion, 18.3% Anglican, 8.7% Uniting Church, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.5% of people are married, 24.3% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 125 widowed people living in Tolga.

59.4% of the people living in Tolga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Tolga has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Tolga are 17.3% Managers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Professionals, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Labourers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tolga work in are 11.8% Retail trade, 10.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.9% Construction, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Education and training, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

47.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $510 per week and the median household income is $980 per week.

The median rent in Tolga is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tolga postcode 4882

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