Coolangatta Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Coolangatta (4225) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 92 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Coolangatta is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Coolangatta was 5,193 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coolangatta is 49 years of age.

67.4% of people living in the suburb of Coolangatta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% New Zealand, 4.4% England, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% United States of America, 0.5% India, 0.5% Brazil, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% China , 0.4% Canada, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Thailand.

82.3% of people living in Coolangatta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.6% French, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.5% Japanese, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% German, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Coolangatta is 24.4% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 14.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Baptist.

34.7% of people are married, 37.4% have never married and 14.9% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 414 widowed people living in Coolangatta.

51.4% of the people living in Coolangatta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Coolangatta has an unemployment rate of 11.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Coolangatta are 18.2% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.3% Managers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coolangatta work in are 15.3% Accommodation and food services, 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Construction, 10.4% Retail trade, 6.0% Education and training, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 14.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 51.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $498 per week and the median household income is $797 per week.

The median rent in Coolangatta is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1781 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coolangatta postcode 4225

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