Lawes Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lawes (4343) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 69 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lawes is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Lawes was 304 and is comprised of approximately 74.3% females and 25.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lawes is 19 years of age.

65.8% of people living in the suburb of Lawes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% Singapore, 3.3% Malaysia, 3.3% Hong Kong , 2.6% New Zealand, 2.6% South Africa, 2.3% China , 2.3% England, 2.0% Japan, 1.6% Canada, 1.3% Germany.

76.6% of people living in Lawes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.6% Cantonese, 4.6% Mandarin, 2.0% Other, 1.6% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Lawes is 30.3% No religion, 16.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.5% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 5.6% Baptist, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Other religious affiliation , 2.3% Buddhism, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Lutheran.

0.0% of people are married, 99.0% have never married and 1.0% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 0 widowed people living in Lawes.

2.8% of the people living in Lawes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 63.9% are working on a part time basis. Lawes has an unemployment rate of 24.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lawes are 31.0% Sales workers, 27.4% Community & personal service workers, 13.1% Labourers, 10.7% Managers, 7.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 3.6% Professionals.

The main industries people from Lawes work in are 35.0% Accommodation and food services, 26.2% Retail trade, 12.5% Education and training, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.8% Manufacturing, 3.8% Arts and recreation services, 3.8% Health care and social assistance, 3.8% Other services.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $100 per week and the median household income is $3250 per week.

The median rent in Lawes is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lawes postcode 4343

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