Basin Pocket Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Basin Pocket (4305) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 29 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Basin Pocket is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Basin Pocket was 861 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Basin Pocket is 40 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Basin Pocket were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% New Zealand, 2.8% England, 1.3% Scotland, 0.7% Denmark, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% India, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Philippines.

92.8% of people living in Basin Pocket speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Basin Pocket is 21.4% Anglican, 21.2% No religion, 19.1% Catholic, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.7% Buddhism.

39.1% of people are married, 41.8% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Basin Pocket.

58.7% of the people living in Basin Pocket 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. Basin Pocket has an unemployment rate of 10.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Basin Pocket are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Labourers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 9.5% Professionals, 5.1% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Basin Pocket work in are 19.0% Manufacturing, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 6.2% Construction, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Wholesale trade.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $932 per week.

The median rent in Basin Pocket is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Basin Pocket postcode 4305

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