Upper Lockyer Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Upper Lockyer (4352) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 94 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Upper Lockyer is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Lockyer was 575 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

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

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Upper Lockyer were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland.

93.8% of people living in Upper Lockyer speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German, 0.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Upper Lockyer is 24.5% Catholic, 21.4% Anglican, 17.4% No religion, 7.1% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Lutheran, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Churches of Christ, 1.9% Other Christian.

55.5% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Upper Lockyer.

63.5% of the people living in Upper Lockyer over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Upper Lockyer has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Lockyer are 21.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 15.0% Labourers, 11.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Managers, 7.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Upper Lockyer work in are 14.8% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 10.6% Education and training, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Other services, 6.5% Construction, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Administrative and support services.

32.2% of homes are fully owned, and 54.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $563 per week and the median household income is $1159 per week.

The median rent in Upper Lockyer is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Lockyer postcode 4352

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