Ayr Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ayr (4807) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1048 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ayr is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Ayr was 8,885 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ayr is 41 years of age.

84.5% of people living in the suburb of Ayr were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% Italy, 1.4% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Spain, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Taiwan, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Germany, 0.2% India, 0.2% France, 0.2% Papua New Guinea.

87.9% of people living in Ayr speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% French, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Ayr is 38.6% Catholic, 17.0% Anglican, 11.1% No religion, 9.0% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Pentecostal, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

50.0% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 604 widowed people living in Ayr.

63.6% of the people living in Ayr over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Ayr has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ayr are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Labourers, 11.7% Managers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ayr work in are 14.9% Manufacturing, 12.1% Retail trade, 11.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Education and training, 5.9% Construction, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Other services, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $537 per week and the median household income is $962 per week.

The median rent in Ayr is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ayr postcode 4807

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