Parkinson Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Parkinson (4115) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 18 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Parkinson is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Parkinson was 9,539 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parkinson is 34 years of age.

62.5% of people living in the suburb of Parkinson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% New Zealand, 4.4% England, 2.6% South Africa, 2.0% China , 1.9% India, 1.4% Philippines, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.3% Malaysia, 1.1% Taiwan, 1.0% Fiji, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% El Salvador, 0.6% Scotland.

74.1% of people living in Parkinson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Mandarin, 3.1% Cantonese, 2.6% Other, 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Hindi, 1.3% Spanish, 1.1% Punjabi, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.8% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Parkinson is 26.0% Catholic, 17.6% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 6.4% Uniting Church, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 2.6% Hinduism.

60.5% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 230 widowed people living in Parkinson.

63.2% of the people living in Parkinson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Parkinson has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Parkinson are 20.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 19.5% Professionals, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Managers, 11.2% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parkinson work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 11.0% Manufacturing, 8.0% Education and training, 7.6% Construction, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

22.7% of homes are fully owned, and 55.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $737 per week and the median household income is $1933 per week.

The median rent in Parkinson is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2149 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parkinson postcode 4115

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