Springwood Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Springwood (4127) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 19 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Springwood is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Springwood was 8,990 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Springwood is 37 years of age.

66.8% of people living in the suburb of Springwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.6% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Hong Kong .

85.2% of people living in Springwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.6% Thai, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Korean, 0.5% German, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Springwood is 22.1% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 16.2% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Pentecostal, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.1% Lutheran.

49.6% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 308 widowed people living in Springwood.

63.5% of the people living in Springwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.6% are working on a part time basis. Springwood has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Springwood are 19.5% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.9% Sales workers, 8.7% Labourers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Springwood work in are 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.1% Education and training, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $694 per week and the median household income is $1445 per week.

The median rent in Springwood is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Springwood postcode 4127

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