Carrara Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Carrara (4211) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 70 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Carrara is in the federal electorate of Moncrieff.

In the 2011 census the population of Carrara was 11,569 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carrara is 38 years of age.

66.0% of people living in the suburb of Carrara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% New Zealand, 5.1% England, 1.3% South Africa, 0.9% Japan, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Taiwan, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Malaysia.

85.0% of people living in Carrara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Japanese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% German, 0.5% French, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Korean, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Carrara is 24.8% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 20.7% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Pentecostal.

47.8% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 355 widowed people living in Carrara.

56.7% of the people living in Carrara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Carrara has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Carrara are 16.3% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Sales workers, 12.2% Managers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carrara work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Construction, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Manufacturing, 6.8% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 39.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $582 per week and the median household income is $1196 per week.

The median rent in Carrara is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carrara postcode 4211

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