Banksia Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Banksia Beach (4507) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 48 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Banksia Beach is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Banksia Beach was 5,482 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Banksia Beach is 52 years of age.

74.1% of people living in the suburb of Banksia Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 4.7% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% India, 0.2% Thailand.

92.4% of people living in Banksia Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% French, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Banksia Beach is 28.8% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 18.2% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.6% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal.

65.5% of people are married, 17.8% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 254 widowed people living in Banksia Beach.

53.4% of the people living in Banksia Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. Banksia Beach has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Banksia Beach are 17.4% Professionals, 15.1% Managers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Sales workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Banksia Beach work in are 12.9% Retail trade, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.1% Education and training, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Other services.

49.0% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $975 per week.

The median rent in Banksia Beach is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1812 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Banksia Beach postcode 4507

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