Taigum, Queensland facts for kids
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|Population||6,495 (2016 census)|
|• Density||2,170/km2 (5,600/sq mi)|
|Area||3.0 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|Time zone||AEST (UTC+10:00)|
|Location||22.9 km (14 mi) N of Brisbane GPO|
|LGA(s)||City of Brisbane
In the 2011 census, the population of Taigum was 5,619, 53.7% female and 46.3% male.
The median age of the Taigum population was 39 years, 2 years above the Australian median.
65.9% of people living in Taigum were born in Australia, compared to the national average of 69.8%; the next most common countries of birth were New Zealand 5.2%, Philippines 3.8%, England 3.7%, India 3.2%, Fiji 1.2%.
78.1% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 2.1% Tagalog, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.2% Filipino, 1.1% Hindi, 1.1% Italian.
Over 38% of households in this area were couples with children, 40% were of couples without children and 18% were single parent households. Over 61% of residential developments were houses and another 25% were townhouses.
- 1. University of Queensland: Queensland Places: Taigum
Taigum State School is a government primary (Early Childhood-6) school for boys and girls at 266 Handford Road (special education program.). In 2018, the school had an enrolment of 406 students with 35 teachers (30 full-time equivalent) and 28 non-teaching staff (15 full-time equivalent). It includes a
There are no secondary schools in Taigum. The nearest government secondary schools are Sandgate District State High School in neighbouring Deagon to the north and Aspley State High School in Aspley to the south-west.
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