Mossman Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mossman (4873) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1455 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mossman is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Mossman was 1,732 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mossman is 38 years of age.

77.4% of people living in the suburb of Mossman were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% China , 0.4% Wales, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Philippines.

84.9% of people living in Mossman speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Italian, 0.8% German, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Mossman is 21.5% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 20.1% Anglican, 13.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 3.0% Lutheran, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Pentecostal.

37.7% of people are married, 40.7% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 96 widowed people living in Mossman.

54.9% of the people living in Mossman over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Mossman has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Mossman are 21.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Labourers, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Professionals, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 8.1% Managers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mossman work in are 15.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.3% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Manufacturing, 8.5% Education and training, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Construction, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Other services.

27.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $499 per week and the median household income is $867 per week.

The median rent in Mossman is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mossman postcode 4873

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