Birkalla Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Birkalla (4854) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1286 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Birkalla is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Birkalla was 297 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Birkalla is 39 years of age.

89.0% of people living in the suburb of Birkalla were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.3% Fiji, 1.3% India, 1.3% South Africa, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy.

89.3% of people living in Birkalla speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Italian, 2.3% Punjabi, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Birkalla is 43.1% Catholic, 16.1% No religion, 14.4% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.0% Salvation Army, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

57.9% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Birkalla.

62.6% of the people living in Birkalla over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Birkalla has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Birkalla are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Labourers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Managers, 9.8% Professionals, 7.8% Sales workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Birkalla work in are 15.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.2% Construction, 11.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.9% Education and training, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Health care and social assistance, 3.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 42.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $660 per week and the median household income is $1093 per week.

The median rent in Birkalla is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1029 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birkalla postcode 4854

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