Gowrie Junction Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Gowrie Junction (4352) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 112 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Gowrie Junction is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Gowrie Junction was 1,939 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gowrie Junction is 35 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Gowrie Junction were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.5% Dominican Republic, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Germany.

95.5% of people living in Gowrie Junction speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Greek, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Gowrie Junction is 26.5% Catholic, 23.8% Anglican, 14.4% No religion, 7.2% Lutheran, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal.

61.7% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Gowrie Junction.

61.0% of the people living in Gowrie Junction over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Gowrie Junction has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Gowrie Junction are 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Labourers, 13.0% Professionals, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Managers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gowrie Junction work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Manufacturing, 11.0% Construction, 10.9% Retail trade, 8.2% Education and training, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services.

27.7% of homes are fully owned, and 58.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $603 per week and the median household income is $1507 per week.

The median rent in Gowrie Junction is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gowrie Junction postcode 4352

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