Bilinga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bilinga (4225) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 90 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bilinga is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Bilinga was 1,662 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bilinga is 43 years of age.

71.4% of people living in the suburb of Bilinga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Yemen, 0.4% Oman, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Taiwan, 0.2% Canada.

84.5% of people living in Bilinga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.6% German, 0.6% Japanese, 0.4% French, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.2% Persian, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Bilinga is 21.4% Anglican, 21.4% Catholic, 20.2% No religion, 13.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Pentecostal.

34.3% of people are married, 39.8% have never married and 14.0% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 108 widowed people living in Bilinga.

52.9% of the people living in Bilinga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Bilinga has an unemployment rate of 11.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bilinga are 17.9% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Labourers, 10.3% Sales workers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bilinga work in are 14.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Construction, 11.3% Retail trade, 6.6% Education and training, 6.0% Manufacturing, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 13.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $526 per week and the median household income is $872 per week.

The median rent in Bilinga is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bilinga postcode 4225

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