Blackbutt Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Blackbutt (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 112 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Blackbutt is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackbutt was 1,055 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

81.0% of people living in the suburb of Blackbutt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Serbia, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% China , 0.4% Indonesia.

90.8% of people living in Blackbutt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% German, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Blackbutt is 24.5% Anglican, 18.1% No religion, 18.1% Catholic, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.0% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Lutheran, 2.0% Salvation Army, 1.5% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

50.1% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 89 widowed people living in Blackbutt.

45.7% of the people living in Blackbutt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. Blackbutt has an unemployment rate of 12.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackbutt are 25.4% Labourers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.6% Professionals, 7.9% Managers, 6.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackbutt work in are 16.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Construction, 9.3% Retail trade, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.7% Education and training, 5.7% Accommodation and food services.

52.5% of homes are fully owned, and 17.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $337 per week and the median household income is $593 per week.

The median rent in Blackbutt is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1008 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackbutt postcode 4306

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