Aratula Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Aratula (4309) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 74 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Aratula is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Aratula was 505 and is comprised of approximately 47.1% females and 52.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Aratula is 44 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the suburb of Aratula were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland.

96.0% of people living in Aratula speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Aratula is 23.1% Anglican, 21.9% Catholic, 14.0% No religion, 7.7% Lutheran, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Churches of Christ, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist.

51.3% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 6.4% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Aratula.

58.5% of the people living in Aratula over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Aratula has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Aratula are 18.1% Managers, 15.0% Labourers, 13.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 6.6% Professionals, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Aratula work in are 14.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.2% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Education and training, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.7% Construction, 5.2% Administrative and support services, 4.8% Wholesale trade.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 41.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $1107 per week.

The median rent in Aratula is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Aratula postcode 4309

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