Kingston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kingston (4114) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 23 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kingston is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Kingston was 10,184 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kingston is 29 years of age.

60.8% of people living in the suburb of Kingston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% New Zealand, 2.5% England, 2.2% Samoa, 1.0% Fiji, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.6% Romania, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.5% Tonga, 0.5% Cook Islands, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Burma .

70.9% of people living in Kingston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.0% Other, 4.5% Samoan, 1.0% Hindi, 0.9% Khmer, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Kingston is 21.0% No religion, 17.0% Catholic, 14.1% Anglican, 14.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Islam, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.6% Pentecostal.

37.0% of people are married, 43.7% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 307 widowed people living in Kingston.

55.5% of the people living in Kingston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Kingston has an unemployment rate of 12.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Kingston are 20.7% Labourers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.5% Professionals, 5.6% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kingston work in are 17.4% Manufacturing, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 8.6% Construction, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Education and training, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

20.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $415 per week and the median household income is $953 per week.

The median rent in Kingston is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1543 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kingston postcode 4114

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