Meringandan West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Meringandan West (4352) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 111 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Meringandan West is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Meringandan West was 1,977 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meringandan West is 31 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Meringandan West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% France, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ethiopia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy.

95.7% of people living in Meringandan West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Other, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Meringandan West is 24.9% Catholic, 21.7% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 7.1% Uniting Church, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Lutheran, 4.6% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Pentecostal, 2.5% Churches of Christ.

63.7% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Meringandan West.

63.8% of the people living in Meringandan West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Meringandan West has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Meringandan West are 19.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Professionals, 11.9% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Managers, 8.7% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meringandan West work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Construction, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Education and training, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Other services.

23.7% of homes are fully owned, and 63.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $620 per week and the median household income is $1492 per week.

The median rent in Meringandan West is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meringandan West postcode 4352

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