Richlands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Richlands (4077) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 16 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Richlands is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Richlands was 2,076 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

52.6% of people living in the suburb of Richlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.3% Vietnam, 8.8% New Zealand, 2.3% England, 2.2% Philippines, 1.9% India, 1.4% Fiji, 1.4% Samoa, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% China , 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Ethiopia, 0.5% South Africa.

54.7% of people living in Richlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.1% Vietnamese, 5.3% Other, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Samoan, 2.3% Hindi, 1.6% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.9% Korean, 0.8% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Richlands is 25.2% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 10.3% Buddhism, 9.2% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Islam, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Pentecostal, 2.4% Latter-day Saints, 2.4% Baptist.

41.7% of people are married, 43.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 40 widowed people living in Richlands.

61.7% of the people living in Richlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Richlands has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Richlands are 16.5% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Labourers, 12.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.0% Managers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Richlands work in are 15.5% Manufacturing, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.6% Construction.

17.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1275 per week.

The median rent in Richlands is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2048 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Richlands postcode 4077

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