Calamvale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Calamvale (4116) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 18 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Calamvale is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Calamvale was 15,291 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Calamvale is 31 years of age.

44.3% of people living in the suburb of Calamvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% China , 5.2% New Zealand, 3.7% Taiwan, 3.3% India, 2.9% Hong Kong , 2.7% England, 2.3% Malaysia, 1.9% Korea, Republic of , 1.8% Philippines, 1.5% Vietnam, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Fiji, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Zimbabwe.

49.1% of people living in Calamvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.1% Mandarin, 6.9% Cantonese, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Other, 2.2% Korean, 1.8% Vietnamese, 1.8% Hindi, 1.8% Punjabi, 1.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Calamvale is 22.5% No religion, 19.6% Catholic, 9.3% Anglican, 8.0% Buddhism, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Islam, 3.9% Hinduism, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

54.7% of people are married, 34.6% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 343 widowed people living in Calamvale.

61.1% of the people living in Calamvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Calamvale has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Calamvale are 23.6% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.5% Managers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Calamvale work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Education and training, 6.1% Construction, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Public administration and safety.

24.0% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $629 per week and the median household income is $1605 per week.

The median rent in Calamvale is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Calamvale postcode 4116

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