Murarrie Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Murarrie (4172) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 8 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Murarrie is in the federal electorates of Bonner, Griffith.

In the 2011 census the population of Murarrie was 3,958 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

70.4% of people living in the suburb of Murarrie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% New Zealand, 3.5% England, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% Fiji, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% India, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% China , 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Ireland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany.

81.9% of people living in Murarrie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.0% Hindi, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Korean, 0.7% Sinhalese, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Murarrie is 28.2% Catholic, 23.9% No religion, 17.2% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.7% Hinduism, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist.

44.7% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 123 widowed people living in Murarrie.

66.7% of the people living in Murarrie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.6% are working on a part time basis. Murarrie has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Murarrie are 23.5% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Managers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Labourers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murarrie work in are 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.2% Construction, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Education and training, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

22.9% of homes are fully owned, and 42.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $807 per week and the median household income is $1806 per week.

The median rent in Murarrie is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murarrie postcode 4172

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