Speewah Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Speewah (4881) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1402 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Speewah is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Speewah was 802 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Speewah is 47 years of age.

68.2% of people living in the suburb of Speewah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.0% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.2% Germany, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.4% Madagascar, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.7% Mauritius, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Switzerland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Zimbabwe.

90.1% of people living in Speewah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% German, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% French, 1.5% Dutch, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Other, 0.4% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Speewah is 38.3% No religion, 19.0% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Buddhism, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.0% Other Religious Groups.

53.4% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Speewah.

53.9% of the people living in Speewah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Speewah has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Speewah are 25.1% Professionals, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Speewah work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.2% Construction, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

41.8% of homes are fully owned, and 43.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $495 per week and the median household income is $1049 per week.

The median rent in Speewah is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Speewah postcode 4881

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