Rochedale South Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rochedale South (4123) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 17 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rochedale South is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Rochedale South was 14,996 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rochedale South is 35 years of age.

71.9% of people living in the suburb of Rochedale South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% New Zealand, 4.3% England, 1.1% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Netherlands.

86.1% of people living in Rochedale South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Hindi, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Serbian, 0.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Rochedale South is 21.3% Catholic, 20.2% No religion, 17.1% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 4.0% Pentecostal, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Baptist, 2.6% Lutheran.

52.1% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 488 widowed people living in Rochedale South.

62.3% of the people living in Rochedale South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Rochedale South has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Rochedale South are 19.9% Professionals, 18.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.1% Labourers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rochedale South work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 9.5% Education and training, 9.3% Manufacturing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $667 per week and the median household income is $1426 per week.

The median rent in Rochedale South is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rochedale South postcode 4123

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