Rocklea Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rocklea (4106) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 8 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rocklea is in the federal electorate of Moreton.

In the 2011 census the population of Rocklea was 1,255 and is comprised of approximately 45.3% females and 54.7% males.

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

60.5% of people living in the suburb of Rocklea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% New Zealand, 2.4% England, 2.2% India, 1.8% China , 1.5% Russian Federation, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Sudan, 1.1% Germany, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% Ethiopia, 0.8% Somalia, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Wales.

69.4% of people living in Rocklea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Other, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Russian, 2.6% Vietnamese, 2.3% Mandarin, 1.8% Tamil, 1.7% Arabic, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Rocklea is 24.8% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 9.8% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.6% Islam, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.6% Christian, nfd.

33.8% of people are married, 44.0% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 83 widowed people living in Rocklea.

60.7% of the people living in Rocklea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Rocklea has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Rocklea are 19.4% Professionals, 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Labourers, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 5.6% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rocklea work in are 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.1% Construction, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Education and training, 7.5% Wholesale trade, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services.

23.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1052 per week.

The median rent in Rocklea is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rocklea postcode 4106

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