Ashfield Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ashfield (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 296 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ashfield is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashfield was 446 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashfield is 33 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Ashfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% New Zealand, 1.6% England, 1.3% Turkey, 1.1% Colombia, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Papua New Guinea.

90.6% of people living in Ashfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Turkish, 1.3% Korean, 1.3% Spanish, 0.7% Italian.

The religious makeup of Ashfield is 21.1% Catholic, 20.7% Anglican, 14.8% No religion, 8.5% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Pentecostal, 3.6% Lutheran, 2.5% Baptist.

62.0% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Ashfield.

65.0% of the people living in Ashfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.6% are working on a part time basis. Ashfield has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashfield are 17.5% Professionals, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Managers, 13.9% Sales workers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Labourers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashfield work in are 20.7% Retail trade, 12.2% Construction, 10.4% Manufacturing, 8.1% Education and training, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Other services, 4.1% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Financial and insurance services.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 54.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $719 per week and the median household income is $1513 per week.

The median rent in Ashfield is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2131 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashfield postcode 4670

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