Gatton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Gatton (4343) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 74 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Gatton is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Gatton was 6,869 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gatton is 32 years of age.

75.9% of people living in the suburb of Gatton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% Korea, Republic of , 1.8% India, 1.5% Taiwan, 1.5% England, 1.3% Sudan, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Japan, 0.6% Iraq, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Solomon Islands, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Vietnam.

80.9% of people living in Gatton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Arabic, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Korean, 1.6% Mandarin, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% Japanese, 0.6% Punjabi, 0.5% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Gatton is 22.4% Catholic, 17.2% No religion, 14.0% Anglican, 11.9% Lutheran, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 3.4% Islam, 2.9% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Other Christian.

44.1% of people are married, 38.3% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 408 widowed people living in Gatton.

54.1% of the people living in Gatton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Gatton has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Gatton are 29.0% Labourers, 11.7% Managers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.1% Professionals, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gatton work in are 20.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.7% Retail trade, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Construction, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 22.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $446 per week and the median household income is $914 per week.

The median rent in Gatton is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1419 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gatton postcode 4343

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