Birtinya Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Birtinya (4575) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 81 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Birtinya is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Birtinya was 314 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

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

61.0% of people living in the suburb of Birtinya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.5% New Zealand, 8.9% England, 1.9% South Africa, 1.9% Wales, 1.9% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Sweden, 1.6% Germany.

88.5% of people living in Birtinya speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.0% Korean, 1.0% German.

The religious makeup of Birtinya is 25.9% Catholic, 20.8% No religion, 19.5% Anglican, 8.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 3.8% Baptist, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

51.4% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Birtinya.

58.1% of the people living in Birtinya over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Birtinya has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Birtinya are 17.9% Professionals, 15.6% Managers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 8.1% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Birtinya work in are 19.1% Construction, 13.5% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Information media and telecommunications, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

11.7% of homes are fully owned, and 24.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $832 per week and the median household income is $1647 per week.

The median rent in Birtinya is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birtinya postcode 4575

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