Fortitude Valley Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Fortitude Valley (4006) is a suburb of Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland. It is about 1 km from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Fortitude Valley is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Fortitude Valley was 5,615 and is comprised of approximately 42.9% females and 57.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fortitude Valley is 31 years of age.

50.1% of people living in the suburb of Fortitude Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% New Zealand, 4.1% England, 2.2% China , 1.8% Ireland, 1.3% Korea, Republic of , 1.3% India, 1.1% Philippines, 1.1% Colombia, 1.0% Japan, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% South Africa.

65.1% of people living in Fortitude Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 2.4% Mandarin, 2.2% Cantonese, 2.1% Spanish, 1.1% Korean, 1.0% Japanese, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% French.

The religious makeup of Fortitude Valley is 31.6% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 17.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Anglican, 3.7% Buddhism, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Hinduism.

18.1% of people are married, 68.5% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 92 widowed people living in Fortitude Valley.

72.6% of the people living in Fortitude Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.8% are working on a part time basis. Fortitude Valley has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Fortitude Valley are 35.0% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 5.6% Labourers, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fortitude Valley work in are 17.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Accommodation and food services, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.3% Financial and insurance services, 6.1% Administrative and support services, 5.5% Construction, 4.4% Education and training.

6.7% of homes are fully owned, and 20.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 70.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $919 per week and the median household income is $1590 per week.

The median rent in Fortitude Valley is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2179 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fortitude Valley postcode 4006

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