South Brisbane Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

South Brisbane (4101) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 1 km from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. South Brisbane is in the federal electorate of Griffith.

In the 2011 census the population of South Brisbane was 5,416 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Brisbane is 30 years of age.

44.1% of people living in the suburb of South Brisbane were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 3.3% China , 3.0% Korea, Republic of , 2.0% India, 1.9% Taiwan, 1.6% Singapore, 1.6% Philippines, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.5% United States of America, 1.4% Hong Kong , 1.3% Saudi Arabia, 1.1% Canada, 1.0% Japan.

57.1% of people living in South Brisbane speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.5% Mandarin, 2.8% Korean, 2.7% Cantonese, 2.1% Other, 2.0% Greek, 1.8% Arabic, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of South Brisbane is 29.8% No religion, 19.4% Catholic, 14.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.4% Anglican, 4.6% Buddhism, 3.8% Islam, 3.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Hinduism.

29.2% of people are married, 59.3% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 101 widowed people living in South Brisbane.

61.1% of the people living in South Brisbane over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. South Brisbane has an unemployment rate of 8.9%.

The main occupations of people living in South Brisbane are 37.6% Professionals, 14.2% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.4% Technicians & trades workers, 6.0% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from South Brisbane work in are 15.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Education and training, 7.8% Retail trade, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Construction, 4.7% Manufacturing, 3.9% Administrative and support services.

17.1% of homes are fully owned, and 15.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 64.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $665 per week and the median household income is $1588 per week.

The median rent in South Brisbane is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2210 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Brisbane postcode 4101

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