Brisbane LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Brisbane was 1,977,315 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brisbane is 35 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the region of Brisbane were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 4.9% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 1.1% China , 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Germany.

81.6% of people living in Brisbane speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.6% Samoan, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Italian.

The religious makeup of Brisbane is 24.3% Catholic, 22.9% No religion, 16.9% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.6% Pentecostal.

47.1% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 73834 widowed people living in Brisbane.

61.1% of the people living in Brisbane over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Brisbane has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Brisbane are 22.7% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 9.0% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brisbane work in are 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Retail trade, 9.2% Manufacturing, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

27.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $640 per week and the median household income is $1404 per week.

The median rent in Brisbane is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1993 per month.