Leichhardt Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Leichhardt (4305) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 34 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Leichhardt is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Leichhardt was 3,384 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leichhardt is 30 years of age.

79.6% of people living in the suburb of Leichhardt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Samoa, 0.2% South Sudan, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Tonga, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% Finland.

88.0% of people living in Leichhardt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Samoan, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Leichhardt is 25.0% No religion, 19.7% Catholic, 18.1% Anglican, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 2.4% Lutheran, 1.2% Pentecostal.

35.3% of people are married, 43.6% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 125 widowed people living in Leichhardt.

55.8% of the people living in Leichhardt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.2% are working on a part time basis. Leichhardt has an unemployment rate of 14.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Leichhardt are 20.5% Labourers, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Professionals, 8.2% Sales workers, 5.7% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leichhardt work in are 15.9% Manufacturing, 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 8.6% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Construction, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Education and training, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

17.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 51.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $846 per week.

The median rent in Leichhardt is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1495 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leichhardt postcode 4305

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