Biloela Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Biloela (4715) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 424 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Biloela is in the federal electorate of Flynn.

In the 2011 census the population of Biloela was 5,885 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Biloela is 31 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Biloela were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% Vietnam, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Brazil, 1.2% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% China , 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Burma , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Afghanistan, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Fiji.

86.5% of people living in Biloela speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.9% Other, 1.7% Portuguese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.2% Korean, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Biloela is 28.3% Catholic, 19.7% Anglican, 15.6% No religion, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.5% Lutheran, 3.8% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism.

53.3% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 218 widowed people living in Biloela.

67.6% of the people living in Biloela over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.1% are working on a part time basis. Biloela has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Biloela are 20.7% Technicians & trades workers, 18.2% Labourers, 14.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.1% Managers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Biloela work in are 16.5% Mining, 14.3% Manufacturing, 9.6% Retail trade, 7.3% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 7.1% Education and training, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Construction, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

24.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $708 per week and the median household income is $1606 per week.

The median rent in Biloela is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Biloela postcode 4715

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