Brookwater Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Brookwater (4300) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 25 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Brookwater is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Brookwater was 1,466 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brookwater is 34 years of age.

62.8% of people living in the suburb of Brookwater were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 5.0% New Zealand, 4.8% South Africa, 1.7% United States of America, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Singapore, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Iran, 0.7% India, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Philippines.

85.1% of people living in Brookwater speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.0% Hindi, 0.7% Persian, 0.6% Korean, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Brookwater is 25.9% Catholic, 22.6% Anglican, 20.1% No religion, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.1% Lutheran, 2.7% Pentecostal, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Hinduism.

67.2% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 4.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Brookwater.

66.1% of the people living in Brookwater over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.4% are working on a part time basis. Brookwater has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Brookwater are 22.8% Managers, 21.7% Professionals, 18.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brookwater work in are 10.6% Manufacturing, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Education and training, 6.8% Construction, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 5.8% Accommodation and food services.

11.9% of homes are fully owned, and 61.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1030 per week and the median household income is $2744 per week.

The median rent in Brookwater is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3033 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brookwater postcode 4300

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