Capalaba Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Capalaba (4157) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 18 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Capalaba is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Capalaba was 16,644 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Capalaba is 36 years of age.

76.1% of people living in the suburb of Capalaba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Fiji, 0.2% China , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Malaysia.

90.3% of people living in Capalaba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Capalaba is 24.4% Catholic, 21.9% No religion, 20.2% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.3% Lutheran.

49.1% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 579 widowed people living in Capalaba.

61.9% of the people living in Capalaba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Capalaba has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Capalaba are 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Professionals, 11.2% Sales workers, 11.0% Labourers, 10.4% Managers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Capalaba work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 11.9% Manufacturing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Education and training, 5.3% Wholesale trade.

29.3% of homes are fully owned, and 42.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $631 per week and the median household income is $1346 per week.

The median rent in Capalaba is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Capalaba postcode 4157

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