Drewvale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Drewvale (4116) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 19 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Drewvale is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Drewvale was 3,943 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

57.7% of people living in the suburb of Drewvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.4% New Zealand, 3.5% England, 3.3% India, 2.2% South Africa, 1.7% China , 1.7% Fiji, 1.4% Philippines, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Romania, 0.8% Taiwan, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

67.9% of people living in Drewvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Other, 3.2% Mandarin, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Hindi, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.2% Arabic, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Drewvale is 23.3% Catholic, 18.0% No religion, 13.9% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 4.3% Islam, 4.3% Hinduism, 3.5% Buddhism, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

59.3% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 93 widowed people living in Drewvale.

66.3% of the people living in Drewvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.4% are working on a part time basis. Drewvale has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Drewvale are 18.3% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Drewvale work in are 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Education and training, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

12.8% of homes are fully owned, and 60.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $707 per week and the median household income is $1817 per week.

The median rent in Drewvale is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Drewvale postcode 4116

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