Rankin Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Rankin was 167,863 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Rankin is 31 years of age.

61.3% of people living in the electorate of Rankin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 1.6% China , 1.2% Philippines, 1.2% India, 1.0% Samoa, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Fiji, 0.8% Taiwan, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea.

72.7% of people living in Rankin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Other, 2.7% Mandarin, 2.0% Samoan, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.1% Hindi, 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Rankin is 21.5% No religion, 20.7% Catholic, 14.6% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Islam, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.6% Baptist.

47.0% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 4854 widowed people living in Rankin.

60.9% of the people living in Rankin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Rankin has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Rankin are 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 12.2% Labourers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rankin work in are 13.2% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Construction, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Education and training, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

21.7% of homes are fully owned, and 41.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $589 per week and the median household income is $1301 per week.

The median rent in Rankin is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Rankin contains postcodes 4114, 4115, 4116, 4117, 4118, 4119, 4123, 4127, 4128, 4131, 4132 and includes the suburbs of Algester, Berrinba, Browns Plains, Calamvale, Crestmead, Daisy Hill, Drewvale, Heritage Park, Hillcrest, Karawatha, Kingston, Logan Central, Loganlea, Marsden, Meadowbrook, Parkinson, Priestdale, Regents Park, Rochedale South, Shailer Park, Slacks Creek, Springwood, Stretton, Underwood and Woodridge.