Purga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Purga (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 37 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Purga is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Purga was 600 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Purga is 39 years of age.

89.2% of people living in the suburb of Purga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Zimbabwe, 1.2% Austria.

96.0% of people living in Purga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Purga is 24.5% Catholic, 20.2% Anglican, 18.2% No religion, 9.8% Uniting Church, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Lutheran, 2.7% Pentecostal, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist.

55.7% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Purga.

59.3% of the people living in Purga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Purga has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Purga are 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Labourers, 12.2% Managers, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.2% Professionals, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Purga work in are 12.5% Manufacturing, 11.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.8% Retail trade, 7.5% Construction, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Education and training.

38.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $1254 per week.

The median rent in Purga is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1717 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Purga postcode 4306

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