Quilpie Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Quilpie (4480) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 873 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Quilpie is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Quilpie was 574 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Quilpie is 38 years of age.

90.7% of people living in the suburb of Quilpie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% New Zealand, 0.9% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.9% England, 0.9% Egypt, 0.9% Canada.

93.9% of people living in Quilpie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Quilpie is 37.3% Catholic, 28.2% Anglican, 12.5% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Lutheran, 0.5% Buddhism.

40.3% of people are married, 39.2% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Quilpie.

70.3% of the people living in Quilpie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.9% are working on a part time basis. Quilpie has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Quilpie are 16.1% Labourers, 15.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.1% Managers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Professionals, 4.9% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Quilpie work in are 19.4% Public administration and safety, 12.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 9.0% Education and training, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 19.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $984 per week.

The median rent in Quilpie is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Quilpie postcode 4480

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