QLD Demographics and LocalStats
Queensland is a state of Australia. It's capital city is Brisbane.
In the 2011 census the population of Queensland was 4,332,739 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.
The median/average age of the people in Queensland is 36 years of age.
73.7% of people living in the state of Queensland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 4.4% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% India, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% China , 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% United States of America.
84.8% of people living in Queensland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Hindi.
The religious makeup of Queensland is 23.8% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 18.9% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.5% Buddhism.
47.9% of people are married, 34.7% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 173470 widowed people living in Queensland.
60.0% of the people living in Queensland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Queensland has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.
The main occupations of people living in Queensland are 18.9% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Managers, 10.6% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Queensland work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.0% Construction, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.
29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $587 per week and the median household income is $1235 per week.
The median rent in Queensland is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1850 per month.
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