West Ipswich Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

West Ipswich (4305) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 32 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. West Ipswich is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of West Ipswich was 461 and is comprised of approximately 42.3% females and 57.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Ipswich is 31 years of age.

76.8% of people living in the suburb of West Ipswich were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 4.3% England, 1.1% India, 1.1% China , 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.1% Scotland.

89.2% of people living in West Ipswich speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Sinhalese, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of West Ipswich is 32.9% No religion, 21.2% Catholic, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.6% Anglican, 3.2% Baptist, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Islam, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses.

26.9% of people are married, 47.5% have never married and 13.9% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in West Ipswich.

58.7% of the people living in West Ipswich over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.6% are working on a part time basis. West Ipswich has an unemployment rate of 16.9%.

The main occupations of people living in West Ipswich are 24.0% Labourers, 16.4% Professionals, 16.4% Community & personal service workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Managers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.4% Sales workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Ipswich work in are 22.3% Manufacturing, 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Retail trade, 3.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

16.9% of homes are fully owned, and 16.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in West Ipswich is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1409 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Ipswich postcode 4305

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