Varsity Lakes Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Varsity Lakes (4227) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 79 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Varsity Lakes is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Varsity Lakes was 14,366 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Varsity Lakes is 32 years of age.

61.0% of people living in the suburb of Varsity Lakes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% New Zealand, 4.8% England, 1.8% China , 1.7% South Africa, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Japan, 0.7% Canada, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.5% Scotland.

76.8% of people living in Varsity Lakes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Mandarin, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.1% Japanese, 1.0% Korean, 0.9% Arabic, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Varsity Lakes is 24.9% No religion, 23.6% Catholic, 16.0% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox.

40.2% of people are married, 41.8% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 475 widowed people living in Varsity Lakes.

54.5% of the people living in Varsity Lakes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Varsity Lakes has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Varsity Lakes are 18.6% Professionals, 14.5% Sales workers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Managers, 9.5% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Varsity Lakes work in are 14.0% Retail trade, 11.5% Accommodation and food services, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

18.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1136 per week.

The median rent in Varsity Lakes is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Varsity Lakes postcode 4227

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