Lilley Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Lilley was 145,652 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Lilley is 37 years of age.

73.5% of people living in the electorate of Lilley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% New Zealand, 3.3% England, 1.9% India, 1.3% Philippines, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% China , 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America.

83.5% of people living in Lilley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 1.3% Italian, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Punjabi, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Lilley is 31.1% Catholic, 20.7% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.3% Buddhism.

45.2% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 7211 widowed people living in Lilley.

62.3% of the people living in Lilley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Lilley has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Lilley are 23.9% Professionals, 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lilley work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Education and training, 7.6% Manufacturing, 7.4% Construction, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services.

30.0% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $674 per week and the median household income is $1378 per week.

The median rent in Lilley is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Lilley contains postcodes 4008, 4009, 4012, 4013, 4014, 4017, 4018, 4031, 4032, 4034, 4035, 4053 and includes the suburbs of Aspley, Banyo, Boondall, Bridgeman Downs, Brighton, Chermside, Chermside West, Deagon, Eagle Farm, Everton Park, Geebung, Kedron, Mcdowall, Northgate, Nudgee, Nudgee Beach, Nundah, Pinkenba, Sandgate, Shorncliffe, Stafford, Stafford Heights, Taigum, Virginia, Wavell Heights and Zillmere.