Parkwood Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Parkwood (4214) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 63 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Parkwood is in the federal electorate of Fadden.

In the 2011 census the population of Parkwood was 8,436 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parkwood is 34 years of age.

66.4% of people living in the suburb of Parkwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% New Zealand, 4.5% England, 1.8% China , 1.4% South Africa, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% India.

83.7% of people living in Parkwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Mandarin, 1.4% Other, 1.0% Japanese, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% Korean, 0.5% German, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Parkwood is 23.9% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 20.9% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Islam, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.6% Buddhism.

48.5% of people are married, 38.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 177 widowed people living in Parkwood.

53.9% of the people living in Parkwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Parkwood has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Parkwood are 17.3% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Sales workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parkwood work in are 12.7% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Construction, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Education and training, 7.9% Manufacturing, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services.

23.4% of homes are fully owned, and 47.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $554 per week and the median household income is $1437 per week.

The median rent in Parkwood is $418 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1979 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parkwood postcode 4214

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