Shailer Park Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Shailer Park (4128) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 24 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Shailer Park is in the federal electorates of Forde, Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Shailer Park was 11,275 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shailer Park is 36 years of age.

68.5% of people living in the suburb of Shailer Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% New Zealand, 6.8% England, 1.7% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% India.

88.7% of people living in Shailer Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Samoan, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% German, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Shailer Park is 24.3% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 6.0% Uniting Church, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Pentecostal, 2.6% Baptist, 1.8% Lutheran.

54.4% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 243 widowed people living in Shailer Park.

61.3% of the people living in Shailer Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Shailer Park has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Shailer Park are 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.0% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.0% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shailer Park work in are 12.5% Construction, 12.4% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Manufacturing, 8.0% Education and training, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.9% of homes are fully owned, and 52.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $707 per week and the median household income is $1768 per week.

The median rent in Shailer Park is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shailer Park postcode 4128

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