Bundaberg West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bundaberg West (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 297 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bundaberg West is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Bundaberg West was 2,529 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bundaberg West is 40 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the suburb of Bundaberg West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.6% Nepal, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.4% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Japan.

86.2% of people living in Bundaberg West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Bundaberg West is 21.8% No religion, 20.4% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.5% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

35.4% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 14.7% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 169 widowed people living in Bundaberg West.

49.1% of the people living in Bundaberg West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Bundaberg West has an unemployment rate of 14.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bundaberg West are 20.6% Professionals, 15.9% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bundaberg West work in are 21.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 6.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

19.7% of homes are fully owned, and 15.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $646 per week.

The median rent in Bundaberg West is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bundaberg West postcode 4670

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