Benarkin North Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Benarkin North (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 110 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Benarkin North is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Benarkin North was 271 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Benarkin North is 54 years of age.

78.1% of people living in the suburb of Benarkin North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% New Zealand, 5.2% England, 1.9% Kenya, 1.5% Belgium, 1.5% China , 1.1% Germany.

93.7% of people living in Benarkin North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Benarkin North is 25.8% No religion, 22.1% Anglican, 12.9% Catholic, 10.0% Uniting Church, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Other Religious Groups, 3.0% Salvation Army, 2.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.2% Christian, nfd.

53.9% of people are married, 18.9% have never married and 14.9% are divorced and 7.9% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Benarkin North.

49.3% of the people living in Benarkin North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Benarkin North has an unemployment rate of 16.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Benarkin North are 22.0% Professionals, 18.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Labourers, 5.1% Managers, 5.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Benarkin North work in are 32.1% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.3% Retail trade, 12.5% Manufacturing, 12.5% Education and training, 8.9% Construction, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

50.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $337 per week and the median household income is $604 per week.

The median rent in Benarkin North is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Benarkin North postcode 4306

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