Gulliver Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Gulliver (4812) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1111 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Gulliver is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Gulliver was 2,991 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Gulliver were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Somalia, 0.4% China , 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% France, 0.2% Cyprus, 0.2% Fiji.

86.2% of people living in Gulliver speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Gulliver is 28.4% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 18.5% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

39.4% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 146 widowed people living in Gulliver.

61.8% of the people living in Gulliver over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Gulliver has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Gulliver are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.0% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gulliver work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Construction, 10.3% Retail trade, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Education and training, 8.1% Manufacturing, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $579 per week and the median household income is $1075 per week.

The median rent in Gulliver is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gulliver postcode 4812

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