Bargara Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bargara (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 300 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bargara is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Bargara was 6,893 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bargara is 45 years of age.

76.6% of people living in the suburb of Bargara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Austria.

91.5% of people living in Bargara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Russian.

The religious makeup of Bargara is 24.0% Anglican, 21.6% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 8.6% Uniting Church, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 2.1% Lutheran, 0.9% Pentecostal.

59.1% of people are married, 21.8% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 339 widowed people living in Bargara.

57.3% of the people living in Bargara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Bargara has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Bargara are 25.4% Professionals, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Managers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bargara work in are 18.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.2% Construction, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.3% Other services.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 23.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $918 per week.

The median rent in Bargara is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bargara postcode 4670

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