Stretton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Stretton (4116) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 17 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Stretton is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Stretton was 4,067 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

41.5% of people living in the suburb of Stretton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% China , 7.0% Taiwan, 4.0% New Zealand, 4.0% Hong Kong , 3.1% India, 2.8% Vietnam, 2.8% Malaysia, 2.4% England, 2.0% Fiji, 1.9% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Philippines, 1.6% South Africa, 1.4% Zimbabwe, 1.2% Singapore.

41.3% of people living in Stretton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.1% Mandarin, 11.3% Cantonese, 4.0% Other, 3.3% Vietnamese, 3.0% Hindi, 2.3% Korean, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Greek, 1.5% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Stretton is 20.0% Catholic, 19.1% No religion, 12.2% Buddhism, 6.9% Islam, 6.9% Anglican, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Hinduism, 5.1% Uniting Church, 3.7% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Baptist.

59.6% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 3.4% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 101 widowed people living in Stretton.

58.0% of the people living in Stretton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Stretton has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Stretton are 27.3% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 11.8% Sales workers, 9.6% Technicians & trades workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stretton work in are 14.2% Retail trade, 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.9% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Construction, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 43.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $560 per week and the median household income is $1843 per week.

The median rent in Stretton is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stretton postcode 4116

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