Meadowbrook Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Meadowbrook (4131) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 24 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Meadowbrook is in the federal electorates of Forde, Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Meadowbrook was 3,138 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meadowbrook is 31 years of age.

60.9% of people living in the suburb of Meadowbrook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.0% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.8% Philippines, 1.1% Fiji, 1.0% Malaysia, 1.0% China , 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% India, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% Kiribati.

76.4% of people living in Meadowbrook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Other, 1.5% Hindi, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.2% Samoan, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.1% Tagalog, 0.9% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Meadowbrook is 20.9% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 16.9% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Buddhism, 2.6% Islam, 2.3% Pentecostal.

46.8% of people are married, 37.8% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 64 widowed people living in Meadowbrook.

60.7% of the people living in Meadowbrook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Meadowbrook has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Meadowbrook are 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.2% Professionals, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Labourers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.8% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meadowbrook work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Manufacturing, 9.8% Retail trade, 8.3% Construction, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

17.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $629 per week and the median household income is $1516 per week.

The median rent in Meadowbrook is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1857 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meadowbrook postcode 4131

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