Bokarina Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bokarina (4575) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 82 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bokarina is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Bokarina was 1,235 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bokarina is 38 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Bokarina were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 4.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Seychelles, 0.3% Samoa, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

93.8% of people living in Bokarina speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% French, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Bokarina is 24.9% No religion, 23.4% Anglican, 22.5% Catholic, 7.5% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Lutheran, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism.

53.1% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Bokarina.

54.9% of the people living in Bokarina over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Bokarina has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bokarina are 17.9% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Sales workers, 12.8% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bokarina work in are 16.7% Retail trade, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $611 per week and the median household income is $1296 per week.

The median rent in Bokarina is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bokarina postcode 4575

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