Suburb Profile Report for Birkdale QLD (4159)

Birkdale House: Median price $530,000, Annual capital growth 3.58%, Number of sales 248, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Birkdale Unit: Median price $399,000, Annual capital growth 5.85%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Birkdale has done around average for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 3.92%

A 19.10% growth in median value for property investors in Birkdale,4159 puts this suburb at number 433th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Birkdale, 4159. Typically our figures indicate that -4.86% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 2647th most discounted overall in Australia.

Using the current median advertised rental of $450 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.58%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.42%

With a capital gain of 2.97% for the last 12 months, Birkdale, 4159 has performed for property investments than its average annual 5.85% property growth over the last 5 years.

A 23.91% growth in median value for property investors in Birkdale,4159 puts this suburb at number 204th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

State is the 4th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.97% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Birkdale itself are offering an average vendor discount of -5.66% to real estate investors.

At number 899 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Birkdale is in the bottom 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 86.4 for properties listed there.

The QLD suburb of Birkdale, 4159 is in the Redland local government area.

HOUSE UNIT
$530,000 $399,000
0.00% -0.25%
3.92% 2.97%
3.58% 5.85%
$450 $400
248 34
4.42% 5.21%
70.35 86.4

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 13795
Median household income ($/weekly) 1463
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1881 13.6
    25-34 years 1422 10.3
    35-44 years 1902 13.8
    45-54 years 2003 14.5
    55-64 years 1792 13.0
    Others 4794 34.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 5519 54.1
    Not Married 3831 37.6
    Defacto Relationship 849 8.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 10386 77.7
    Papua New Guinea 678 5.1
    South Africa 174 1.3
    United Kingdom 935 7.0
    Other 367 2.7
    Others 827 6.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 143 1.1
    Christianity 9840 76.3
    Hinduism 54 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 79 0.6
    No Religion 2724 21.1
    Others 51 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 405 9.6
    $1,250-$1,499 386 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 615 14.6
    $2,000-$2,499 506 12.0
    $2,500-$2,999 410 9.7
    Others 1894 44.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4392 41.2
    Not in the labour force 3330 31.2
    Employed, worked part-time 2147 20.1
    Employed, away from work 398 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 395 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 770 11.1
    Professionals 1196 17.2
    Technicians & trades workers 1113 16.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 1240 17.9
    Sales 708 10.2
    Others 1907 27.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 149 4.6
    Infants/Primary 1318 40.5
    Secondary 966 29.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 290 8.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 448 13.8
    Others 80 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 12083 92.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 768 5.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 115 0.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 105 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1944 41.8
    Fully owned 1621 34.9
    Rented 960 20.7
    Other tenure type 121 2.6
    Tenure Type
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