Mount Forbes Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Forbes (4340) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 51 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Forbes is in the federal electorates of Blair, Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Forbes was 225 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Forbes is 40 years of age.

91.9% of people living in the suburb of Mount Forbes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% South Africa, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% England.

95.6% of people living in Mount Forbes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Other, 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Mount Forbes is 21.1% No religion, 17.5% Catholic, 17.0% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Baptist, 8.1% Uniting Church, 7.6% Lutheran, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Other Christian, 1.8% Churches of Christ.

49.4% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 13.4% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Mount Forbes.

68.8% of the people living in Mount Forbes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Mount Forbes has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Forbes are 20.6% Labourers, 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Professionals, 12.7% Managers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Sales workers, 2.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Mount Forbes work in are 14.2% Manufacturing, 12.3% Construction, 11.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.3% Public administration and safety, 11.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.5% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 5.7% Health care and social assistance.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 50.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $676 per week and the median household income is $1031 per week.

The median rent in Mount Forbes is $346 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1160 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Forbes postcode 4340

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