Chermside West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Chermside West (4032) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 9 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Chermside West is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Chermside West was 6,121 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chermside West is 39 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Chermside West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% New Zealand, 2.6% England, 1.8% Italy, 1.5% India, 1.2% Philippines, 1.0% Papua New Guinea, 0.8% China , 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Fiji, 0.5% Saudi Arabia, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Indonesia.

83.5% of people living in Chermside West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Italian, 2.4% Other, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Cantonese, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Chermside West is 31.4% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 7.8% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Baptist, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Buddhism.

53.2% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 290 widowed people living in Chermside West.

60.3% of the people living in Chermside West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Chermside West has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Chermside West are 25.6% Professionals, 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Managers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chermside West work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Construction, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $662 per week and the median household income is $1493 per week.

The median rent in Chermside West is $365 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chermside West postcode 4032

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