Bamaga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bamaga (4876) is a suburb of Northern, Far North, Queensland. It is about 2144 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bamaga is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Bamaga was 1,046 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bamaga is 22 years of age.

98.6% of people living in the suburb of Bamaga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.3% New Zealand.

68.7% of people living in Bamaga speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 22.6% English only, 5.3% Other, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Bamaga is 39.4% Anglican, 24.5% Pentecostal, 12.9% No religion, 5.3% Christian, nfd, 5.3% Catholic, 4.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Other Religious Groups, 0.8% Latter-day Saints, 0.8% Uniting Church.

28.8% of people are married, 63.4% have never married and 2.5% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Bamaga.

69.4% of the people living in Bamaga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.0% are working on a part time basis. Bamaga has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bamaga are 24.0% Professionals, 17.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Labourers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Managers, 5.8% Sales workers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bamaga work in are 22.2% Health care and social assistance, 19.5% Other services, 19.3% Education and training, 16.9% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.4% Construction, 2.9% Retail trade, 2.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 2.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 96.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $554 per week and the median household income is $1179 per week.

The median rent in Bamaga is $60 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bamaga postcode 4876

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