Beenleigh Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Beenleigh (4207) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 33 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Beenleigh is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Beenleigh was 8,244 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beenleigh is 34 years of age.

66.9% of people living in the suburb of Beenleigh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 1.1% Philippines, 0.7% Brazil, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% China , 0.3% Indonesia.

81.5% of people living in Beenleigh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Beenleigh is 23.7% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 13.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Lutheran, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Baptist, 1.9% Latter-day Saints.

36.2% of people are married, 40.8% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 360 widowed people living in Beenleigh.

57.3% of the people living in Beenleigh over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Beenleigh has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Beenleigh are 17.8% Labourers, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Professionals, 9.4% Sales workers, 6.8% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beenleigh work in are 16.3% Manufacturing, 11.9% Construction, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Education and training, 4.6% Wholesale trade.

17.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $487 per week and the median household income is $920 per week.

The median rent in Beenleigh is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1612 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beenleigh postcode 4207

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