Lowood Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lowood (4311) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 44 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lowood is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Lowood was 3,336 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

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

84.1% of people living in the suburb of Lowood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Indonesia, 0.1% Italy.

92.4% of people living in Lowood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Thai, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Lowood is 24.2% No religion, 18.7% Anglican, 17.6% Catholic, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.6% Lutheran, 6.5% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Other Christian.

44.3% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 159 widowed people living in Lowood.

57.3% of the people living in Lowood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Lowood has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lowood are 18.2% Labourers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.3% Professionals, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lowood work in are 13.3% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 8.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Education and training, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

27.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $454 per week and the median household income is $904 per week.

The median rent in Lowood is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1454 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lowood postcode 4311

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