Bellara Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bellara (4507) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 47 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bellara is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Bellara was 3,157 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bellara is 54 years of age.

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Bellara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Algeria.

92.6% of people living in Bellara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% German, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Bellara is 25.5% Anglican, 22.6% No religion, 20.7% Catholic, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

44.6% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 15.8% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 291 widowed people living in Bellara.

48.3% of the people living in Bellara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Bellara has an unemployment rate of 9.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Bellara are 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Labourers, 13.3% Sales workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Professionals, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bellara work in are 14.9% Retail trade, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Education and training, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Other services.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 19.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $667 per week.

The median rent in Bellara is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bellara postcode 4507

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