Gympie LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Gympie was 19,510 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Gympie is 39 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the region of Gympie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.1% Canada.

91.7% of people living in Gympie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Gympie is 23.0% No religion, 18.1% Catholic, 17.0% Anglican, 11.7% Uniting Church, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal.

47.6% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 1203 widowed people living in Gympie.

53.8% of the people living in Gympie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Gympie has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Gympie are 15.9% Labourers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Professionals, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Managers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gympie work in are 13.6% Retail trade, 12.9% Manufacturing, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Education and training, 8.5% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $452 per week and the median household income is $832 per week.

The median rent in Gympie is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1398 per month.