Topaz Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Topaz (4885) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1344 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Topaz is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Topaz was 467 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

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

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Topaz were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.1% Germany, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.3% Austria, 0.9% Fiji, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Philippines.

88.7% of people living in Topaz speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% German, 1.3% Italian, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Topaz is 28.7% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 16.3% Catholic, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Baptist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Lutheran.

59.3% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Topaz.

61.1% of the people living in Topaz over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Topaz has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Topaz are 27.6% Managers, 19.2% Professionals, 10.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Labourers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Topaz work in are 22.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Education and training, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Manufacturing, 5.9% Construction, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

51.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $478 per week and the median household income is $978 per week.

The median rent in Topaz is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Topaz postcode 4885

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