Lamb Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lamb Island (4184) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 39 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lamb Island is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Lamb Island was 427 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lamb Island is 51 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Lamb Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% New Zealand, 7.0% England, 3.0% Philippines, 2.1% Netherlands, 1.4% Germany, 1.2% Italy, 0.9% Fiji, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Scotland.

90.6% of people living in Lamb Island speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Tagalog, 1.4% Cantonese, 0.7% Samoan, 0.7% German, 0.7% French.

The religious makeup of Lamb Island is 28.7% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Baptist, 2.8% Buddhism, 1.4% Lutheran.

41.3% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 18.5% are divorced and 6.7% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Lamb Island.

35.0% of the people living in Lamb Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Lamb Island has an unemployment rate of 21.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Lamb Island are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Sales workers, 13.8% Professionals, 12.8% Managers, 12.8% Labourers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lamb Island work in are 10.2% Retail trade, 10.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Construction, 6.1% Information media and telecommunications.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $344 per week and the median household income is $588 per week.

The median rent in Lamb Island is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lamb Island postcode 4184

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