Lower Beechmont Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lower Beechmont (4211) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 69 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lower Beechmont is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Beechmont was 1,003 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower Beechmont is 39 years of age.

68.3% of people living in the suburb of Lower Beechmont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.5% New Zealand, 7.6% England, 1.3% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Jersey, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% Finland, 0.5% Austria, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Thailand.

88.4% of people living in Lower Beechmont speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% German, 1.1% Other, 0.6% French, 0.6% Japanese, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Lower Beechmont is 30.8% No religion, 16.4% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 5.4% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Other religious affiliation , 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

48.7% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 13.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Lower Beechmont.

56.8% of the people living in Lower Beechmont over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Lower Beechmont has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Beechmont are 20.2% Professionals, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 12.5% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Beechmont work in are 13.5% Construction, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

22.4% of homes are fully owned, and 58.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $620 per week and the median household income is $1223 per week.

The median rent in Lower Beechmont is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Beechmont postcode 4211

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