Manly West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Manly West (4179) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 13 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Manly West is in the federal electorate of Bonner.

In the 2011 census the population of Manly West was 11,195 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Manly West is 38 years of age.

78.1% of people living in the suburb of Manly West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 4.8% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% China , 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% India.

91.4% of people living in Manly West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% French, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Manly West is 26.2% Catholic, 21.6% Anglican, 20.4% No religion, 8.3% Uniting Church, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Baptist, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal.

52.2% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 563 widowed people living in Manly West.

62.7% of the people living in Manly West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Manly West has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Manly West are 20.8% Professionals, 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Manly West work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 8.8% Education and training, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Wholesale trade.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Manly West is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Manly West postcode 4179

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