Laidley South Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Laidley South (4341) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 66 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Laidley South is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Laidley South was 421 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Laidley South is 37 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Laidley South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Zimbabwe.

88.9% of people living in Laidley South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Laidley South is 21.5% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 19.4% Catholic, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.0% Uniting Church, 5.9% Lutheran, 5.4% Baptist, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Other Christian.

53.0% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Laidley South.

66.8% of the people living in Laidley South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Laidley South has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Laidley South are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Labourers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.6% Managers, 8.4% Professionals, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Laidley South work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Construction, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.7% Education and training.

31.8% of homes are fully owned, and 50.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $592 per week and the median household income is $1203 per week.

The median rent in Laidley South is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Laidley South postcode 4341

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