Brooklands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Brooklands (4615) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 145 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Brooklands is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Brooklands was 268 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brooklands is 44 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the suburb of Brooklands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Scotland, 1.5% United States of America.

94.1% of people living in Brooklands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Brooklands is 22.2% Catholic, 18.1% No religion, 16.3% Anglican, 13.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.4% Uniting Church, 4.1% Lutheran, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 2.2% Other Christian.

56.8% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Brooklands.

56.9% of the people living in Brooklands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Brooklands has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Brooklands are 29.5% Managers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Labourers, 9.3% Professionals, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Brooklands work in are 24.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Manufacturing, 4.5% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

44.3% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $343 per week and the median household income is $1012 per week.

The median rent in Brooklands is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $630 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brooklands postcode 4615

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