Rothwell Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rothwell (4022) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 28 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rothwell is in the federal electorate of Petrie.

In the 2011 census the population of Rothwell was 6,683 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rothwell is 36 years of age.

73.5% of people living in the suburb of Rothwell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% New Zealand, 5.4% England, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Samoa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% India, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

87.7% of people living in Rothwell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.7% Samoan, 0.4% Hindi, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% French, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Rothwell is 19.1% Anglican, 19.1% Catholic, 17.9% No religion, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Christian, nfd, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.5% Baptist, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Pentecostal, 2.3% Lutheran.

46.8% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 421 widowed people living in Rothwell.

56.5% of the people living in Rothwell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Rothwell has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Rothwell are 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Professionals, 12.5% Sales workers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Labourers, 8.9% Managers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rothwell work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 14.2% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.1% Construction, 7.2% Education and training, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Other services.

27.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $507 per week and the median household income is $1103 per week.

The median rent in Rothwell is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rothwell postcode 4022

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