Chermside Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Chermside (4032) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 9 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Chermside is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Chermside was 8,170 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chermside is 35 years of age.

59.5% of people living in the suburb of Chermside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% India, 3.8% New Zealand, 2.7% Philippines, 2.5% England, 1.5% China , 0.9% Burma , 0.9% Italy, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Iran, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Saudi Arabia, 0.4% Papua New Guinea.

67.9% of people living in Chermside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Other, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.5% Tagalog, 1.3% Italian, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Korean, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Chermside is 25.9% Catholic, 19.7% No religion, 14.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.0% Anglican, 6.1% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Islam, 2.5% Baptist, 2.2% Hinduism, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

33.0% of people are married, 43.9% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 665 widowed people living in Chermside.

63.9% of the people living in Chermside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.0% are working on a part time basis. Chermside has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Chermside are 25.2% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.4% Managers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chermside work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Construction, 6.1% Education and training, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

17.8% of homes are fully owned, and 16.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1065 per week.

The median rent in Chermside is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chermside postcode 4032

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