Helensvale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Helensvale (4212) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 59 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Helensvale is in the federal electorate of Fadden.

In the 2011 census the population of Helensvale was 15,987 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

65.0% of people living in the suburb of Helensvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.2% New Zealand, 8.5% England, 1.7% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Japan, 0.4% China , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Ireland.

88.5% of people living in Helensvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Korean, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Helensvale is 26.3% Anglican, 22.1% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.1% Lutheran.

54.9% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 653 widowed people living in Helensvale.

57.4% of the people living in Helensvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Helensvale has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Helensvale are 16.2% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Managers, 12.7% Sales workers, 9.1% Labourers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Helensvale work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.4% Construction, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Manufacturing, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Education and training, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Other services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 46.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $582 per week and the median household income is $1388 per week.

The median rent in Helensvale is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Helensvale postcode 4212

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