Badu Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Badu Island (4875) is a suburb of Northern, Far North, Queensland. It is about 2203 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Badu Island is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Badu Island was 783 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Badu Island is 21 years of age.

99.0% of people living in the suburb of Badu Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.5% Papua New Guinea.

87.0% of people living in Badu Island speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 8.0% English only, 2.5% Other, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Badu Island is 48.1% Anglican, 12.3% Pentecostal, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% No religion, 7.4% Other religious affiliation , 4.1% Other Protestant, 4.1% Catholic, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.4% Seventh-day Adventist.

24.1% of people are married, 67.7% have never married and 3.6% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Badu Island.

37.9% of the people living in Badu Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 47.2% are working on a part time basis. Badu Island has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Badu Island are 37.2% Labourers, 13.2% Professionals, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Managers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 5.8% Sales workers, 4.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Badu Island work in are 30.7% Health care and social assistance, 19.1% Public administration and safety, 18.3% Other services, 15.6% Education and training, 5.8% Retail trade, 3.1% Arts and recreation services, 3.1% Construction, 2.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 1.9% Administrative and support services.

4.8% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 93.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $313 per week and the median household income is $833 per week.

The median rent in Badu Island is $90 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Badu Island postcode 4875

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