Fadden Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Fadden was 145,988 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Fadden is 38 years of age.

64.0% of people living in the electorate of Fadden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.0% New Zealand, 6.5% England, 1.5% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% India, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

84.5% of people living in Fadden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% Korean, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Fadden is 22.6% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 22.2% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.3% Buddhism.

49.1% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 5760 widowed people living in Fadden.

57.7% of the people living in Fadden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Fadden has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Fadden are 16.0% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Managers, 12.7% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fadden work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Education and training, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.3% of homes are fully owned, and 36.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1216 per week.

The median rent in Fadden is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Fadden contains postcodes 4207, 4208, 4209, 4210, 4211, 4212, 4214, 4215, 4216 and includes the suburbs of Alberton, Arundel, Biggera Waters, Coombabah, Coomera, Gaven, Gilberton, Helensvale, Hollywell, Hope Island, Jacobs Well, Labrador, Maudsland, Molendinar, Norwell, Ormeau, Oxenford, Pacific Pines, Paradise Point, Parkwood, Pimpama, Runaway Bay, Southport, South Stradbroke, Stapylton, Steiglitz and Woongoolba.