Algester Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Algester (4115) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 16 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Algester is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Algester was 8,262 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Algester is 34 years of age.

58.4% of people living in the suburb of Algester were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% New Zealand, 4.0% England, 2.9% China , 1.8% Philippines, 1.5% India, 0.9% Taiwan, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Vietnam, 0.5% Papua New Guinea.

70.9% of people living in Algester speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Mandarin, 3.8% Other, 2.2% Cantonese, 1.2% Spanish, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Tagalog, 0.7% Korean.

The religious makeup of Algester is 23.2% Catholic, 21.7% No religion, 15.6% Anglican, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Islam, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Pentecostal.

50.0% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 287 widowed people living in Algester.

62.0% of the people living in Algester over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Algester has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Algester are 19.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.5% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Managers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Algester work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Manufacturing, 10.0% Retail trade, 7.9% Construction, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.9% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Wholesale trade.

26.7% of homes are fully owned, and 43.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $653 per week and the median household income is $1437 per week.

The median rent in Algester is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1941 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Algester postcode 4115

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