Riverview Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Riverview (4303) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 23 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Riverview is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Riverview was 3,243 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Riverview is 33 years of age.

65.9% of people living in the suburb of Riverview were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% New Zealand, 3.9% Samoa, 2.3% China , 2.3% England, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.7% Sudan, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Tanzania, 0.5% India, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Samoa, American, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Fiji.

72.0% of people living in Riverview speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.2% Samoan, 3.1% Other, 2.4% Mandarin, 1.2% Arabic, 1.1% Vietnamese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Hindi, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Riverview is 20.8% No religion, 18.1% Catholic, 14.1% Anglican, 13.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.5% Latter-day Saints, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Pentecostal, 2.6% Salvation Army.

36.7% of people are married, 39.2% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 195 widowed people living in Riverview.

57.3% of the people living in Riverview over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.5% are working on a part time basis. Riverview has an unemployment rate of 15.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Riverview are 25.9% Labourers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Professionals, 6.1% Sales workers, 5.3% Managers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Riverview work in are 25.4% Manufacturing, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Construction, 5.1% Education and training, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Administrative and support services.

17.5% of homes are fully owned, and 25.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $416 per week and the median household income is $836 per week.

The median rent in Riverview is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Riverview postcode 4303

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