Garbutt Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Garbutt (4814) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1114 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Garbutt is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Garbutt was 2,482 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Garbutt is 36 years of age.

77.4% of people living in the suburb of Garbutt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% New Zealand, 1.9% England, 1.2% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Tokelau, 0.3% Rwanda, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Tanzania, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Sudan.

82.2% of people living in Garbutt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Other, 1.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.8% Tagalog, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Filipino , 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Garbutt is 25.6% Catholic, 20.2% No religion, 19.7% Anglican, 13.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Baptist.

27.3% of people are married, 46.0% have never married and 15.2% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 151 widowed people living in Garbutt.

62.8% of the people living in Garbutt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.6% are working on a part time basis. Garbutt has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Garbutt are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Labourers, 14.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.8% Professionals, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.5% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Garbutt work in are 15.8% Public administration and safety, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Construction, 8.8% Retail trade, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.2% Education and training, 4.7% Other services.

18.1% of homes are fully owned, and 19.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $498 per week and the median household income is $797 per week.

The median rent in Garbutt is $151 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1610 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Garbutt postcode 4814

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