Chuwar Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Chuwar (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 26 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Chuwar is in the federal electorates of Blair, Ryan.

In the 2011 census the population of Chuwar was 1,875 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

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

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Chuwar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Laos, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Iraq, 0.3% Wales.

95.3% of people living in Chuwar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.3% French, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Chuwar is 23.8% Catholic, 22.9% Anglican, 19.1% No religion, 7.7% Uniting Church, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Baptist, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Pentecostal.

58.1% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Chuwar.

59.3% of the people living in Chuwar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Chuwar has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Chuwar are 18.9% Professionals, 18.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chuwar work in are 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Manufacturing, 10.2% Public administration and safety, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 9.1% Construction, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

27.5% of homes are fully owned, and 51.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $717 per week and the median household income is $1876 per week.

The median rent in Chuwar is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chuwar postcode 4306

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