Bongaree Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bongaree (4507) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 44 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bongaree is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Bongaree was 6,524 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bongaree is 62 years of age.

74.0% of people living in the suburb of Bongaree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 4.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Romania.

90.9% of people living in Bongaree speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Bongaree is 26.4% Anglican, 21.5% Catholic, 17.7% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.5% Lutheran, 0.9% Buddhism.

52.3% of people are married, 17.0% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 823 widowed people living in Bongaree.

50.2% of the people living in Bongaree over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Bongaree has an unemployment rate of 9.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Bongaree are 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Professionals, 11.8% Sales workers, 11.1% Labourers, 10.6% Managers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bongaree work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Retail trade, 10.9% Construction, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.3% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Other services.

48.8% of homes are fully owned, and 14.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $666 per week.

The median rent in Bongaree is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1601 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bongaree postcode 4507

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