Plainland Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Plainland (4341) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 61 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Plainland is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Plainland was 1,672 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

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

82.2% of people living in the suburb of Plainland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Turkey, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Scotland.

91.6% of people living in Plainland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Turkish, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Plainland is 23.4% No religion, 18.6% Anglican, 18.4% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Lutheran, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.1% Baptist, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

50.2% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 52 widowed people living in Plainland.

56.5% of the people living in Plainland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Plainland has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Plainland are 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.3% Labourers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Plainland work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 9.0% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

31.1% of homes are fully owned, and 40.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $450 per week and the median household income is $1055 per week.

The median rent in Plainland is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Plainland postcode 4341

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