Bellenden Ker Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bellenden Ker (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1348 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bellenden Ker is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Bellenden Ker was 475 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bellenden Ker is 41 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Bellenden Ker were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% Italy, 1.5% Papua New Guinea, 1.0% England, 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Malta, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% New Zealand.

83.6% of people living in Bellenden Ker speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Italian, 1.7% Other, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Samoan, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Bellenden Ker is 35.9% Catholic, 17.9% No religion, 15.1% Anglican, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Islam.

53.4% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Bellenden Ker.

59.1% of the people living in Bellenden Ker over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Bellenden Ker has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Bellenden Ker are 21.8% Managers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Labourers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bellenden Ker work in are 20.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

47.9% of homes are fully owned, and 20.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $410 per week and the median household income is $1006 per week.

The median rent in Bellenden Ker is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bellenden Ker postcode 4871

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