Parklands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Parklands (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 96 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Parklands is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Parklands was 235 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parklands is 35 years of age.

79.7% of people living in the suburb of Parklands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% New Zealand, 3.0% England, 1.7% Philippines.

88.9% of people living in Parklands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 1.3% German.

The religious makeup of Parklands is 25.6% No religion, 22.2% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 14.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Buddhism, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.1% Other religious affiliation .

38.2% of people are married, 38.7% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 6.3% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Parklands.

44.4% of the people living in Parklands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.0% are working on a part time basis. Parklands has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Parklands are 21.4% Community & personal service workers, 20.4% Labourers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.2% Professionals, 9.2% Sales workers, 6.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parklands work in are 20.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Accommodation and food services, 12.5% Retail trade, 11.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.3% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Other services.

22.5% of homes are fully owned, and 54.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $410 per week and the median household income is $963 per week.

The median rent in Parklands is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parklands postcode 4560

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