New Farm Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

New Farm (4005) is a suburb of Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland. It is about 2 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. New Farm is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of New Farm was 11,330 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of New Farm is 36 years of age.

63.5% of people living in the suburb of New Farm were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 1.9% Italy, 1.4% China , 1.1% South Africa, 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% Nepal, 1.0% India, 0.9% Canada, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% France.

77.2% of people living in New Farm speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Italian, 1.9% Cantonese, 1.6% Other, 1.1% Other, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% French, 0.8% Spanish, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of New Farm is 30.9% No religion, 27.2% Catholic, 12.6% Anglican, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Buddhism, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Hinduism.

28.9% of people are married, 53.7% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 572 widowed people living in New Farm.

68.9% of the people living in New Farm over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. New Farm has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in New Farm are 39.0% Professionals, 15.8% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Technicians & trades workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 4.4% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from New Farm work in are 18.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Retail trade, 7.1% Education and training, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Construction, 4.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.2% Administrative and support services.

20.5% of homes are fully owned, and 20.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 56.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $925 per week and the median household income is $1620 per week.

The median rent in New Farm is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for New Farm postcode 4005

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