Rosslea Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rosslea (4812) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1109 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rosslea is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Rosslea was 1,600 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rosslea is 33 years of age.

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Rosslea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% New Zealand, 2.4% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Mauritius, 0.6% India, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Brazil, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% United States of America.

83.9% of people living in Rosslea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 0.8% Spanish, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Sinhalese, 0.4% Thai.

The religious makeup of Rosslea is 27.1% Catholic, 22.6% No religion, 16.6% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.8% Baptist, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

26.3% of people are married, 50.9% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Rosslea.

64.1% of the people living in Rosslea 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. Rosslea has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Rosslea are 21.5% Professionals, 14.3% Community & personal service workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Labourers, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.2% Managers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rosslea work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Public administration and safety, 10.4% Retail trade, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Education and training, 7.3% Manufacturing, 7.3% Construction, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

16.0% of homes are fully owned, and 19.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 62.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $692 per week and the median household income is $1032 per week.

The median rent in Rosslea is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rosslea postcode 4812

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