Karana Downs Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Karana Downs (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 22 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Karana Downs is in the federal electorate of Ryan.

In the 2011 census the population of Karana Downs was 3,826 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karana Downs is 36 years of age.

76.1% of people living in the suburb of Karana Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 2.1% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Kiribati.

93.4% of people living in Karana Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Karana Downs is 25.9% No religion, 21.1% Anglican, 19.7% Catholic, 8.5% Uniting Church, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Baptist, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Lutheran, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

56.9% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Karana Downs.

59.8% of the people living in Karana Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Karana Downs has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Karana Downs are 26.0% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Managers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karana Downs work in are 12.5% Education and training, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Construction, 8.0% Manufacturing, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

28.4% of homes are fully owned, and 53.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $757 per week and the median household income is $1800 per week.

The median rent in Karana Downs is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karana Downs postcode 4306

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