Burleigh Waters Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Burleigh Waters (4220) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 80 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Burleigh Waters is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Burleigh Waters was 13,868 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burleigh Waters is 40 years of age.

71.7% of people living in the suburb of Burleigh Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% New Zealand, 5.5% England, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Italy.

88.6% of people living in Burleigh Waters speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% German, 0.4% Croatian, 0.3% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Burleigh Waters is 29.6% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 20.5% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Lutheran, 0.9% Pentecostal.

49.7% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 796 widowed people living in Burleigh Waters.

54.9% of the people living in Burleigh Waters over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Burleigh Waters has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Burleigh Waters are 17.4% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Sales workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burleigh Waters work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 12.4% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $1081 per week.

The median rent in Burleigh Waters is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burleigh Waters postcode 4220

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