Lota Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lota (4179) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 15 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lota is in the federal electorate of Bonner.

In the 2011 census the population of Lota was 3,255 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lota is 38 years of age.

74.8% of people living in the suburb of Lota were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 5.0% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% China , 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% New Caledonia, 0.2% Japan.

92.8% of people living in Lota speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Lota is 26.8% No religion, 23.2% Catholic, 22.4% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

48.9% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 152 widowed people living in Lota.

61.7% of the people living in Lota over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Lota has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lota are 22.0% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Managers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Labourers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lota work in are 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Construction, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.3% Education and training, 9.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $676 per week and the median household income is $1568 per week.

The median rent in Lota is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lota postcode 4179

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