Ashmore Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ashmore (4214) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 67 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ashmore is in the federal electorate of Moncrieff.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashmore was 11,586 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashmore is 40 years of age.

65.7% of people living in the suburb of Ashmore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% New Zealand, 4.9% England, 1.1% Japan, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Canada.

82.9% of people living in Ashmore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Japanese, 1.3% Other, 0.9% Korean, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% German, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Ashmore is 24.2% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox.

46.0% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 720 widowed people living in Ashmore.

55.5% of the people living in Ashmore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Ashmore has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashmore are 18.2% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Sales workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashmore work in are 12.2% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Construction, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Education and training, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Other services.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 37.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1146 per week.

The median rent in Ashmore is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashmore postcode 4214

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