Bowen Hills Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bowen Hills (4006) is a suburb of Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland. It is about 3 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bowen Hills is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Bowen Hills was 1,744 and is comprised of approximately 43.2% females and 56.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bowen Hills is 31 years of age.

57.1% of people living in the suburb of Bowen Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 2.9% India, 2.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.5% Taiwan, 1.4% Philippines, 1.4% China , 1.3% Colombia, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Thailand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% United States of America.

69.7% of people living in Bowen Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 2.3% Mandarin, 2.1% Korean, 1.7% Spanish, 1.1% Tagalog, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Bowen Hills is 29.0% No religion, 23.2% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Buddhism, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.2% Hinduism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Islam.

22.6% of people are married, 63.6% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 42 widowed people living in Bowen Hills.

69.7% of the people living in Bowen Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Bowen Hills has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bowen Hills are 31.2% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Managers, 10.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Labourers, 7.1% Sales workers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bowen Hills work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Retail trade, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Manufacturing, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Administrative and support services, 4.9% Construction.

7.1% of homes are fully owned, and 18.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 70.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $791 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Bowen Hills is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bowen Hills postcode 4006

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