Fairfield Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Fairfield (4103) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 5 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Fairfield is in the federal electorate of Moreton.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairfield was 2,554 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

69.2% of people living in the suburb of Fairfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.3% Vietnam, 1.2% China , 0.9% India, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Saudi Arabia.

77.3% of people living in Fairfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Mandarin, 2.0% Greek, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Spanish, 1.7% Vietnamese, 0.9% German, 0.8% Other , 0.7% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Fairfield is 32.5% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 11.3% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Buddhism, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Islam, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

36.0% of people are married, 50.8% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 83 widowed people living in Fairfield.

53.5% of the people living in Fairfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Fairfield has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairfield are 36.8% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 6.8% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fairfield work in are 13.6% Education and training, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Construction, 4.8% Manufacturing, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

23.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $634 per week and the median household income is $1525 per week.

The median rent in Fairfield is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fairfield postcode 4103

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