Stafford Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Stafford (4053) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 7 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Stafford is in the federal electorates of Brisbane, Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Stafford was 6,041 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stafford is 34 years of age.

77.7% of people living in the suburb of Stafford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% New Zealand, 2.2% England, 1.3% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% China , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Burma , 0.4% Sudan, 0.3% United States of America.

86.0% of people living in Stafford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.3% Italian, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Stafford is 32.7% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 15.1% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.9% Baptist, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

36.5% of people are married, 43.9% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 319 widowed people living in Stafford.

63.0% of the people living in Stafford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.2% are working on a part time basis. Stafford has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Stafford are 26.8% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Managers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stafford work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

22.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $665 per week and the median household income is $1208 per week.

The median rent in Stafford is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2162 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stafford postcode 4053

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