Broadwater Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Broadwater (4380) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 174 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Broadwater is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Broadwater was 353 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Broadwater is 40 years of age.

89.7% of people living in the suburb of Broadwater were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.7% Germany, 1.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Scotland.

95.8% of people living in Broadwater speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Broadwater is 24.9% Catholic, 19.8% Anglican, 19.3% No religion, 11.9% Uniting Church, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Pentecostal.

60.2% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Broadwater.

55.1% of the people living in Broadwater over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. Broadwater has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Broadwater are 19.3% Labourers, 18.0% Managers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Professionals, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Broadwater work in are 25.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Construction, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Education and training, 5.5% Retail trade, 5.5% Other services, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

45.0% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $416 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Broadwater is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broadwater postcode 4380

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