Biggera Waters Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Biggera Waters (4216) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 64 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Biggera Waters is in the federal electorate of Fadden.

In the 2011 census the population of Biggera Waters was 6,338 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

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

61.5% of people living in the suburb of Biggera Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.3% New Zealand, 6.0% England, 1.1% China , 1.1% South Africa, 0.8% Japan, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% Italy, 0.4% India, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

80.5% of people living in Biggera Waters speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.0% Japanese, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Biggera Waters is 23.6% Catholic, 22.0% Anglican, 20.6% No religion, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.6% Islam, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

39.1% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 367 widowed people living in Biggera Waters.

57.2% of the people living in Biggera Waters over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Biggera Waters has an unemployment rate of 8.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Biggera Waters are 18.1% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Sales workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Biggera Waters work in are 11.9% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Wholesale trade.

22.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $537 per week and the median household income is $893 per week.

The median rent in Biggera Waters is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1831 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Biggera Waters postcode 4216

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