Rathdowney Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rathdowney (4287) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 84 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rathdowney is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Rathdowney was 434 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rathdowney is 48 years of age.

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Rathdowney were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.6% Germany.

94.0% of people living in Rathdowney speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Samoan, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Rathdowney is 28.6% Anglican, 27.2% Catholic, 15.4% No religion, 13.8% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.4% Other Religious Groups, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

51.7% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Rathdowney.

51.6% of the people living in Rathdowney over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Rathdowney has an unemployment rate of 9.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Rathdowney are 27.3% Managers, 15.1% Professionals, 14.5% Labourers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Technicians & trades workers, 5.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Rathdowney work in are 18.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.8% Construction, 10.2% Public administration and safety, 10.2% Accommodation and food services, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Education and training, 5.7% Retail trade, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Manufacturing.

46.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $406 per week and the median household income is $844 per week.

The median rent in Rathdowney is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1387 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rathdowney postcode 4287

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