Capricornia Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Capricornia was 147,418 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Capricornia is 36 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the electorate of Capricornia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% New Zealand, 1.7% England, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Brazil, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% China .

89.0% of people living in Capricornia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Capricornia is 26.8% Catholic, 19.5% Anglican, 19.1% No religion, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.9% Pentecostal.

49.4% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 5836 widowed people living in Capricornia.

65.0% of the people living in Capricornia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.2% are working on a part time basis. Capricornia has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Capricornia are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.5% Managers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Capricornia work in are 12.9% Mining, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.4% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Public administration and safety.

30.6% of homes are fully owned, and 32.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $641 per week and the median household income is $1377 per week.

The median rent in Capricornia is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Capricornia contains postcodes 4700, 4701, 4702, 4703, 4704, 4705, 4706, 4707, 4710, 4711, 4721, 4737, 4738, 4739, 4740, 4741, 4742, 4743, 4744, 4745, 4746, 4751, 4753, 4754, 4756, 4757, 4804, 4805 and includes the suburbs of Adelaide Park, Alexandra, Allenstown, Alligator Creek, Armstrong Beach, Bakers Creek, Balberra, Bangalee, Barlows Hill, Barmaryee, Barmoya, Benholme, Berserker, Blue Mountain, Bogie, Bondoola, Brightly, Broken River, Bungundarra, Burton, Byfield, Campwin Beach, Canal Creek, Canoona, Carmila, Causeway Lake, Cawarral, Chelona, Clairview, Clarke Creek, Clermont, Cobraball, Collaroy, Collinsville, Cooee Bay, Coorooman, Coowonga, Coppabella, Crediton, Dalrymple Heights, Depot Hill, Devereux Creek, Dows Creek, Dysart, Eaglefield, Elphinstone, Emu Park, Epsom, Etna Creek, Eton, Eungella, Eungella Dam, Eungella Hinterland, Fairy Bower, Farnborough, Finch Hatton, Frankfield, Frenchville, Freshwater Point, Gargett, Gemini Mountains, Glendale, Glenden, Glenlee, Grasstree Beach, Greenlake, Greenmount, Hail Creek, Hay Point, Hazledean, Hidden Valley, Homebush, Ilbilbie, Inverness, Ironpot, Jardine, Joskeleigh, Kawana, Kemmis, Keppel Sands, Kilcummin, Kinchant Dam, Kinka Beach, Koongal, Koumala, Kunwarara, Lake Mary, Lakes Creek, Lammermoor, Limestone Creek, Lotus Creek, Mackenzie River, Marian, Marlborough, Maryvale, May Downs, Meikleville Hill, Mia Mia, Middlemount, Milman, Mirani, Moranbah, Mount Archer, Mount Britton, Mount Chalmers, Mount Coolon, Mount Gardiner, Mount Martin, Mount Wyatt, Mulambin, Mulara, Munbura, Nankin, Nebo, Nerimbera, Netherdale, Newlands, Nine Mile, Norman Gardens, North Eton, Oakenden, Ogmore, Ooralea, Owens Creek, Oxford, Pacific Heights, Palmyra, Park Avenue, Parkhurst, Pasha, Pinevale, Pinnacle, Pleystowe, Port Curtis, Racecourse, Rockhampton City, Rockyview, Rosella, Rosslyn, Rossmoya, Sandiford, Sandringham, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Sarina Range, Scottville, Septimus, Shoalwater, Springlands, Stanage, St Lawrence, Stockyard, Strathfield, Sunnyside, Suttor, Tanby, Taranganba, Taroomball, Te Kowai, The Caves, The Common, The Keppels, The Percy Group, The Range, Thompson Point, Tungamull, Turrawulla, Valkyrie, Victoria Plains, Walkerston, Wandal, Wattlebank, West Rockhampton, Wolfang, Woodbury, Yaamba, Yeppoon and Zilzie.