Balmoral Ridge Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Balmoral Ridge (4552) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 82 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Balmoral Ridge is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Balmoral Ridge was 281 and is comprised of approximately 53.7% females and 46.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balmoral Ridge is 55 years of age.

68.1% of people living in the suburb of Balmoral Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 4.7% New Zealand, 1.8% Canada, 1.8% South Africa, 1.8% Switzerland, 1.8% Scotland, 1.4% Germany.

87.1% of people living in Balmoral Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.4% German.

The religious makeup of Balmoral Ridge is 20.4% No religion, 18.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.7% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 11.4% Uniting Church, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Baptist, 2.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.5% Christian, nfd.

56.9% of people are married, 21.5% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Balmoral Ridge.

58.0% of the people living in Balmoral Ridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Balmoral Ridge has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Balmoral Ridge are 24.8% Professionals, 22.5% Managers, 14.0% Labourers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Sales workers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Balmoral Ridge work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Accommodation and food services, 11.7% Construction, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 7.0% Manufacturing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Arts and recreation services, 4.7% Other services.

47.4% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $596 per week and the median household income is $1178 per week.

The median rent in Balmoral Ridge is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balmoral Ridge postcode 4552

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