Balgal Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Balgal Beach (4816) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1156 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Balgal Beach is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Balgal Beach was 849 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balgal Beach is 51 years of age.

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Balgal Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% New Zealand, 4.0% England, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Sweden, 0.6% Serbia, 0.6% France.

91.8% of people living in Balgal Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.4% Other .

The religious makeup of Balgal Beach is 23.9% Anglican, 22.4% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 14.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Uniting Church, 4.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Lutheran, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.7% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

57.6% of people are married, 21.5% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Balgal Beach.

56.2% of the people living in Balgal Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Balgal Beach has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Balgal Beach are 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Labourers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Professionals, 12.0% Managers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Balgal Beach work in are 13.2% Construction, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Education and training, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Retail trade.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $891 per week.

The median rent in Balgal Beach is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1486 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balgal Beach postcode 4816

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