Meldale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Meldale (4510) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 48 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Meldale is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Meldale was 362 and is comprised of approximately 43.1% females and 56.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meldale is 45 years of age.

76.2% of people living in the suburb of Meldale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.9% Germany, 1.7% Fiji, 1.7% Taiwan, 1.1% Scotland.

89.8% of people living in Meldale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.8% French, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Meldale is 25.7% No religion, 22.9% Anglican, 14.4% Catholic, 13.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.0% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

58.1% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 5.9% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Meldale.

56.6% of the people living in Meldale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Meldale has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Meldale are 18.1% Managers, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Labourers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.5% Professionals, 6.2% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meldale work in are 19.4% Construction, 11.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Wholesale trade, 8.8% Manufacturing, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $479 per week and the median household income is $1178 per week.

The median rent in Meldale is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meldale postcode 4510

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