Buderim Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Buderim (4556) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 87 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Buderim is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Buderim was 27,069 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Buderim is 43 years of age.

73.9% of people living in the suburb of Buderim were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 5.2% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% India.

93.3% of people living in Buderim speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Buderim is 23.9% No religion, 22.9% Anglican, 21.0% Catholic, 6.6% Uniting Church, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Baptist, 2.4% Lutheran, 1.5% Pentecostal.

56.6% of people are married, 24.5% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 1573 widowed people living in Buderim.

52.7% of the people living in Buderim over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.1% are working on a part time basis. Buderim has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Buderim are 23.0% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Managers, 12.1% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Buderim work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 10.1% Education and training, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Manufacturing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Other services.

36.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1179 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Buderim postcode 4556

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