Bridges Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bridges (4561) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 105 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bridges is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Bridges was 201 and is comprised of approximately 45.8% females and 54.2% males.

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

79.2% of people living in the suburb of Bridges were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.2% England, 5.1% New Zealand.

93.5% of people living in Bridges speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Polish, 2.0% Thai.

The religious makeup of Bridges is 39.7% No religion, 16.6% Anglican, 15.1% Catholic, 6.5% Christian, nfd, 6.0% Uniting Church, 5.0% Buddhism, 3.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Lutheran.

48.4% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 13.7% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Bridges.

40.2% of the people living in Bridges over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Bridges has an unemployment rate of 11.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Bridges are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Sales workers, 12.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 10.3% Labourers, 9.3% Managers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Bridges work in are 16.5% Retail trade, 14.4% Construction, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Other services, 9.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 8.2% Manufacturing, 3.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.1% Accommodation and food services, 3.1% Financial and insurance services.

26.8% of homes are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $460 per week and the median household income is $866 per week.

The median rent in Bridges is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bridges postcode 4561

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