Marsden Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Marsden (4132) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 25 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Marsden is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Marsden was 11,278 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marsden is 27 years of age.

65.2% of people living in the suburb of Marsden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.8% New Zealand, 2.7% England, 2.1% Samoa, 1.0% Cambodia, 1.0% Fiji, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Romania, 0.4% Cook Islands, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% China , 0.3% Germany.

76.0% of people living in Marsden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.3% Samoan, 4.1% Other, 1.8% Khmer, 1.1% Hindi, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Marsden is 24.3% No religion, 17.9% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Islam, 2.6% Latter-day Saints, 2.6% Buddhism.

41.1% of people are married, 42.1% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 288 widowed people living in Marsden.

60.0% of the people living in Marsden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.5% are working on a part time basis. Marsden has an unemployment rate of 10.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Marsden are 17.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.2% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.4% Professionals, 6.7% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marsden work in are 18.0% Manufacturing, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.9% Construction, 9.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Education and training, 4.1% Public administration and safety.

14.4% of homes are fully owned, and 39.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $541 per week and the median household income is $1201 per week.

The median rent in Marsden is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1692 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marsden postcode 4132

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