Glenella Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Glenella (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 808 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Glenella is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Glenella was 4,633 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Glenella is 34 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Glenella were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 2.2% South Africa, 1.9% England, 1.1% India, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Pakistan.

89.4% of people living in Glenella speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 0.4% Maltese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Glenella is 33.8% Catholic, 19.0% Anglican, 15.7% No religion, 9.7% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal.

59.1% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 164 widowed people living in Glenella.

68.0% of the people living in Glenella over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Glenella has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Glenella are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 18.1% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Sales workers, 6.9% Labourers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glenella work in are 12.4% Mining, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Construction, 8.5% Manufacturing, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.8% Other services, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 48.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $864 per week and the median household income is $2394 per week.

The median rent in Glenella is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2439 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glenella postcode 4740

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