Brinsmead Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Brinsmead (4870) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1394 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Brinsmead is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Brinsmead was 5,234 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brinsmead is 35 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Brinsmead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.5% Japan, 1.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

88.7% of people living in Brinsmead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Japanese, 1.6% Other, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Brinsmead is 28.2% Catholic, 25.5% No religion, 17.7% Anglican, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist.

55.5% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Brinsmead.

62.5% of the people living in Brinsmead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Brinsmead has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Brinsmead are 20.5% Professionals, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Managers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 6.8% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brinsmead work in are 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 10.9% Public administration and safety, 9.3% Education and training, 8.3% Construction, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Manufacturing.

25.5% of homes are fully owned, and 47.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $752 per week and the median household income is $1664 per week.

The median rent in Brinsmead is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brinsmead postcode 4870

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