Griffin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Griffin (4503) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 22 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Griffin is in the federal electorate of Petrie.

In the 2011 census the population of Griffin was 2,358 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Griffin is 28 years of age.

73.7% of people living in the suburb of Griffin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.2% South Africa, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Slovenia, 0.5% Cook Islands, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% India.

89.2% of people living in Griffin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 0.5% Samoan, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Sinhalese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Griffin is 24.5% No religion, 23.4% Catholic, 18.4% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.6% Baptist, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.7% Pentecostal.

50.6% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Griffin.

68.8% of the people living in Griffin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.6% are working on a part time basis. Griffin has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Griffin are 20.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Professionals, 10.4% Sales workers, 10.1% Managers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Griffin work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Construction, 9.2% Manufacturing, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Education and training, 4.2% Other services.

10.4% of homes are fully owned, and 51.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $817 per week and the median household income is $1696 per week.

The median rent in Griffin is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2344 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Griffin postcode 4503

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