Idalia Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Idalia (4811) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1107 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Idalia is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Idalia was 3,595 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Idalia is 28 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Idalia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% India, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Wales.

87.5% of people living in Idalia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Korean, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Idalia is 32.6% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 17.7% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal.

52.7% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Idalia.

67.1% of the people living in Idalia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.3% are working on a part time basis. Idalia has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Idalia are 22.7% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Managers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 5.6% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Idalia work in are 17.6% Public administration and safety, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.9% Education and training, 7.3% Construction, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Manufacturing, 3.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

13.8% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $932 per week and the median household income is $2023 per week.

The median rent in Idalia is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Idalia postcode 4811

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