Bundaberg West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bundaberg West (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 297 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bundaberg West is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 Census the population of Bundaberg West is 2,529 and is comprised of 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the Bundaberg West population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

77.5% of people living in Bundaberg West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.8%, New Zealand 2.3%, Philippines 1.1%, India 0.8%, Nepal 0.6%.

86.1% of people speak English as their first language 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Nepali.

The religious make up of Bundaberg West is 21.9% No Religion, 20.2% Catholic, 18.8% Anglican, 6.8% Uniting Church, 3% Lutheran.

35.4% of people are married, 37.1% have never married and 14.8% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 170 widowed people living in Bundaberg West.

49.1% of the people living in Bundaberg West are employed full time, 29% are working on a part time basis. Bundaberg West has an unemployment rate of 14.9%.

The main occupations of people from Bundaberg West are Professionals 21%, Labourers 16%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 10.9%, Sales Workers 10%, Managers 9%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 5.5%.

The median individual income is $390.00 per week and the median household income is $646.00 per week.

19.7% of homes are fully owned, and 14.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.2% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Bundaberg West is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

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