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Townsville (Queensland)

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Name Population
Census
2001-08-07
Population
Census
2006-08-08
Population
Census
2011-08-09
Population
Census
2016-08-09
 
Townsville (incl. Thuringowa)126,130139,276157,752168,726

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Different methods of counting and boundaries changes impair the comparability between different censuses.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2016)
Males84,005
Females84,727
Age Groups (C 2016)
0-14 years34,389
15-64 years114,736
65+ years19,601
Age Distribution (C 2016)
0-9 years23,384
10-19 years23,233
20-29 years28,377
30-39 years23,595
40-49 years22,605
50-59 years20,016
60-69 years14,812
70-79 years8,271
80+ years4,433
Religion (C 2016)
Christian98,277
Muslim953
Buddhist1,432
Hindu1,007
Jew74
Other religion / belief834
Secular / no religion48,775
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia132,546
New Zealand3,888
United Kingdom5,088
Chinese Asia649
South Asia1,871
South-East Asia3,009
Other country8,959
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia144,749
Other nationality9,881
Language (C 2016)
English143,036
Indigenous language457
Other language12,369
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous12,421
Non-Indigenous144,609

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