Browns Plains Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Browns Plains (4118) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 22 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Browns Plains is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Browns Plains was 5,574 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Browns Plains is 30 years of age.

65.2% of people living in the suburb of Browns Plains were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.8% New Zealand, 3.0% England, 1.4% Philippines, 0.8% China , 0.8% India, 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% Taiwan, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% El Salvador.

78.2% of people living in Browns Plains speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Other, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.2% Spanish, 1.1% Samoan, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.9% Urdu, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Browns Plains is 24.3% No religion, 22.2% Catholic, 14.9% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Islam, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.4% Buddhism.

38.6% of people are married, 43.4% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 141 widowed people living in Browns Plains.

60.6% of the people living in Browns Plains over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.7% are working on a part time basis. Browns Plains has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Browns Plains are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.0% Labourers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.0% Professionals, 6.2% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Browns Plains work in are 15.4% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.3% Construction, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

16.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $573 per week and the median household income is $1167 per week.

The median rent in Browns Plains is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1729 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Browns Plains postcode 4118

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