Farleigh Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Farleigh (4741) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 812 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Farleigh is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Farleigh was 801 and is comprised of approximately 46.8% females and 53.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Farleigh is 38 years of age.

86.9% of people living in the suburb of Farleigh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 1.8% England, 0.9% Malta, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Scotland.

93.2% of people living in Farleigh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.5% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Farleigh is 37.2% Catholic, 15.5% No religion, 15.0% Anglican, 9.9% Uniting Church, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Other Christian, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Lutheran.

54.9% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Farleigh.

63.3% of the people living in Farleigh 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. Farleigh has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Farleigh are 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Professionals, 14.1% Managers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Labourers, 5.8% Sales workers, 5.6% Community & personal service workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Farleigh work in are 15.9% Construction, 14.2% Manufacturing, 9.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Education and training, 6.9% Mining, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Other services.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $656 per week and the median household income is $1674 per week.

The median rent in Farleigh is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Farleigh postcode 4741

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