Bethania Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bethania (4205) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 27 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bethania is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Bethania was 4,590 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bethania is 41 years of age.

68.7% of people living in the suburb of Bethania were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 6.0% New Zealand, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% India, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Peru, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

86.9% of people living in Bethania speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.8% Spanish, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% German, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Samoan, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Bethania is 22.7% No religion, 21.6% Anglican, 17.1% Catholic, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Lutheran, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses.

46.6% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 397 widowed people living in Bethania.

59.5% of the people living in Bethania over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Bethania has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bethania are 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Labourers, 12.9% Professionals, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.6% Sales workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bethania work in are 13.4% Manufacturing, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 6.7% Education and training, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Wholesale trade.

39.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $848 per week.

The median rent in Bethania is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bethania postcode 4205

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