Underwood Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Underwood (4119) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 16 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Underwood is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Underwood was 5,328 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Underwood is 32 years of age.

59.6% of people living in the suburb of Underwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% New Zealand, 2.3% China , 2.1% England, 1.9% South Africa, 1.8% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Taiwan, 1.5% India, 1.3% Fiji, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.1% Malaysia, 0.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.8% Singapore, 0.7% Romania, 0.7% Philippines.

67.7% of people living in Underwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Other, 4.5% Mandarin, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Cantonese, 2.2% Korean, 1.7% Arabic, 1.4% Hindi, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.8% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Underwood is 20.7% No religion, 18.2% Catholic, 11.5% Anglican, 8.7% Islam, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Pentecostal, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Buddhism.

54.3% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 107 widowed people living in Underwood.

62.7% of the people living in Underwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.3% are working on a part time basis. Underwood has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Underwood are 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.9% Professionals, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.7% Labourers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Underwood work in are 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.1% Construction, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Education and training, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Accommodation and food services.

21.5% of homes are fully owned, and 48.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $688 per week and the median household income is $1520 per week.

The median rent in Underwood is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Underwood postcode 4119

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