Highfields LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Highfields was 16,819 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Highfields is 37 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the region of Highfields were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Canada.

95.8% of people living in Highfields speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.2% German, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% French, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Highfields is 25.1% Catholic, 22.6% Anglican, 15.0% No religion, 7.1% Uniting Church, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Christian, nfd, 5.3% Lutheran, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal.

66.0% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 383 widowed people living in Highfields.

61.3% of the people living in Highfields over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Highfields has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Highfields are 19.0% Professionals, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Labourers, 8.9% Sales workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Highfields work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Public administration and safety, 10.0% Construction, 9.9% Education and training, 9.8% Retail trade, 8.8% Manufacturing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.7% of homes are fully owned, and 49.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $637 per week and the median household income is $1484 per week.

The median rent in Highfields is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.