Rockhampton LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Rockhampton was 73,681 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Rockhampton is 34 years of age.

83.7% of people living in the region of Rockhampton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.2% China , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Germany.

88.0% of people living in Rockhampton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Rockhampton is 26.1% Catholic, 19.5% Anglican, 18.2% No religion, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 1.0% Lutheran, 1.0% Pentecostal.

45.9% of people are married, 36.2% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 3463 widowed people living in Rockhampton.

63.0% of the people living in Rockhampton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.6% are working on a part time basis. Rockhampton has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Rockhampton are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Labourers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rockhampton work in are 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 8.9% Education and training, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.9% Construction, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $603 per week and the median household income is $1219 per week.

The median rent in Rockhampton is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.