Gold Coast - Tweed Heads LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Gold Coast - Tweed Heads was 557,822 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads is 38 years of age.

66.8% of people living in the region of Gold Coast - Tweed Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% New Zealand, 6.6% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.1% South Africa, 0.7% Japan, 0.6% China , 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.5% Korea, Republic of .

84.4% of people living in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.9% Japanese, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.5% Korean, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% German, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Gold Coast - Tweed Heads is 23.6% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

46.4% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 25530 widowed people living in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads.

55.4% of the people living in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Gold Coast - Tweed Heads has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads are 17.3% Professionals, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 12.1% Managers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gold Coast - Tweed Heads work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Construction, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.2% Education and training, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services.

28.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Gold Coast - Tweed Heads is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2015 per month.