Oxley Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Oxley was 144,525 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Oxley is 33 years of age.

61.9% of people living in the electorate of Oxley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% New Zealand, 4.7% Vietnam, 4.2% England, 1.3% India, 1.1% Samoa, 1.1% South Africa, 1.1% Philippines, 0.8% Fiji, 0.7% China , 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Netherlands.

69.9% of people living in Oxley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Vietnamese, 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 2.4% Samoan, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Oxley is 22.9% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 14.5% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Buddhism, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal.

48.9% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 4613 widowed people living in Oxley.

62.5% of the people living in Oxley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.3% are working on a part time basis. Oxley has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Oxley are 18.8% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Labourers, 10.7% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oxley work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Education and training, 7.0% Construction, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

22.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $1401 per week.

The median rent in Oxley is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Oxley contains postcodes 4073, 4074, 4075, 4076, 4077, 4078, 4110, 4300, 4301 and includes the suburbs of Augustine Heights, Bellbird Park, Brookwater, Camira, Carole Park, Collingwood Park, Darra, Doolandella, Durack, Ellen Grove, Forest Lake, Gailes, Goodna, Heathwood, Inala, Jamboree Heights, Jindalee, Larapinta, Middle Park, Mount Ommaney, Oxley, Pallara, Redbank, Redbank Plains, Richlands, Riverhills, Seventeen Mile Rocks, Sinnamon Park, Springfield, Springfield Lakes, Sumner, Wacol and Westlake.