Shorncliffe Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Shorncliffe (4017) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 17 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Shorncliffe is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Shorncliffe was 1,914 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shorncliffe is 41 years of age.

78.0% of people living in the suburb of Shorncliffe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 4.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Kazakhstan, 0.3% Singapore, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Samoa.

92.3% of people living in Shorncliffe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% German, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Shorncliffe is 28.2% No religion, 27.5% Catholic, 16.1% Anglican, 7.3% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism.

48.3% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Shorncliffe.

57.5% of the people living in Shorncliffe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Shorncliffe has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Shorncliffe are 26.5% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 6.7% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shorncliffe work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Education and training, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.7% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.2% Manufacturing, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Construction, 6.3% Accommodation and food services.

32.1% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $639 per week and the median household income is $1460 per week.

The median rent in Shorncliffe is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shorncliffe postcode 4017

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