Gailes Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Gailes (4300) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 19 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Gailes is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Gailes was 1,646 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gailes is 35 years of age.

64.9% of people living in the suburb of Gailes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% New Zealand, 4.1% England, 2.9% Vietnam, 1.6% Samoa, 1.5% Laos, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% Romania, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% China , 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% Denmark, 0.5% Netherlands.

73.7% of people living in Gailes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Other, 4.3% Vietnamese, 4.1% Samoan, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% French, 0.5% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Gailes is 21.8% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 14.4% Anglican, 12.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.7% Buddhism, 4.3% Latter-day Saints, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Pentecostal.

37.2% of people are married, 40.1% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Gailes.

55.4% of the people living in Gailes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Gailes has an unemployment rate of 10.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Gailes are 19.8% Labourers, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Professionals, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.4% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gailes work in are 17.7% Manufacturing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Construction, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Other services.

21.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $831 per week.

The median rent in Gailes is $173 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1478 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gailes postcode 4300

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