Paddington Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Paddington (4064) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 3 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Paddington is in the federal electorates of Brisbane, Ryan.

In the 2011 census the population of Paddington was 7,987 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

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

73.5% of people living in the suburb of Paddington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% India, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% France, 0.4% China .

86.1% of people living in Paddington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% French, 0.8% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Paddington is 33.9% No religion, 27.4% Catholic, 13.2% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

35.5% of people are married, 52.5% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 208 widowed people living in Paddington.

66.1% of the people living in Paddington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Paddington has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Paddington are 40.9% Professionals, 15.0% Managers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 3.2% Labourers, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Paddington work in are 17.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Education and training, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Construction, 5.2% Financial and insurance services, 3.9% Manufacturing.

22.3% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $985 per week and the median household income is $2074 per week.

The median rent in Paddington is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2557 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paddington postcode 4064

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