Bundaberg West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Bundaberg West was 2,529 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.
The median/average age of the people in Bundaberg West is 40 years of age.
77.5% of people living in the suburb of Bundaberg West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.6% Nepal, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.4% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Japan.
86.2% of people living in Bundaberg West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Turkish.
The religious makeup of Bundaberg West is 21.8% No religion, 20.4% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.5% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.1% Christian, nfd.
35.4% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 14.7% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 169 widowed people living in Bundaberg West.
49.1% of the people living in Bundaberg West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Bundaberg West has an unemployment rate of 14.8%.
The main occupations of people living in Bundaberg West are 20.6% Professionals, 15.9% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Bundaberg West work in are 21.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Education and training, 6.7% Construction, 6.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.
19.7% of homes are fully owned, and 15.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.3% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $390 per week and the median household income is $646 per week.
The median rent in Bundaberg West is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.
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