Tanah Merah Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tanah Merah (4128) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 28 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tanah Merah is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Tanah Merah was 4,608 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tanah Merah is 33 years of age.

69.1% of people living in the suburb of Tanah Merah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.1% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% China , 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Romania, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

87.2% of people living in Tanah Merah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.2% Arabic, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Hungarian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Tanah Merah is 23.0% No religion, 22.8% Catholic, 15.9% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 4.0% Pentecostal, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Islam, 1.8% Baptist.

50.3% of people are married, 35.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 81 widowed people living in Tanah Merah.

62.0% of the people living in Tanah Merah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Tanah Merah has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Tanah Merah are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Professionals, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.5% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tanah Merah work in are 12.5% Construction, 12.2% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Education and training, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

20.8% of homes are fully owned, and 52.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $672 per week and the median household income is $1526 per week.

The median rent in Tanah Merah is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tanah Merah postcode 4128

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