Sumner Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sumner (4074) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 14 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sumner is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Sumner was 539 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sumner is 29 years of age.

61.2% of people living in the suburb of Sumner were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 4.1% England, 3.7% Sri Lanka, 2.8% India, 1.8% South Africa, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.3% Fiji, 1.3% Guernsey, 1.1% Indonesia, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% Sudan, 0.7% Eritrea, 0.7% Ethiopia, 0.7% Zimbabwe.

75.9% of people living in Sumner speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Other, 2.8% Punjabi, 2.6% Vietnamese, 2.4% Arabic, 2.0% Sinhalese, 1.3% Hindi, 0.9% Filipino , 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Sumner is 22.4% No religion, 19.1% Catholic, 11.9% Anglican, 8.1% Buddhism, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Baptist, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Hinduism.

49.9% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Sumner.

71.8% of the people living in Sumner over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.8% are working on a part time basis. Sumner has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Sumner are 19.9% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sumner work in are 12.9% Retail trade, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Construction, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Wholesale trade.

13.7% of homes are fully owned, and 45.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $833 per week and the median household income is $1874 per week.

The median rent in Sumner is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sumner postcode 4074

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