Sherwood Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sherwood (4075) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 8 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sherwood is in the federal electorate of Moreton.

In the 2011 census the population of Sherwood was 4,998 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sherwood is 36 years of age.

71.8% of people living in the suburb of Sherwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.4% India, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% China , 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Korea, Republic of .

84.9% of people living in Sherwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Thai.

The religious makeup of Sherwood is 26.0% Catholic, 23.3% No religion, 17.8% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.5% Hinduism.

51.0% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 173 widowed people living in Sherwood.

61.5% of the people living in Sherwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Sherwood has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Sherwood are 37.9% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Managers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Technicians & trades workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 4.3% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sherwood work in are 14.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.6% Education and training, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Retail trade, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Construction, 4.6% Financial and insurance services.

31.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $807 per week and the median household income is $1720 per week.

The median rent in Sherwood is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2210 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sherwood postcode 4075

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