Gympie Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Gympie (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 147 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Gympie is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Gympie was 10,156 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gympie is 40 years of age.

83.3% of people living in the suburb of Gympie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% China , 0.1% Japan, 0.1% Ireland.

90.5% of people living in Gympie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% 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% Mandarin, 0.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Gympie is 24.0% No religion, 18.3% Catholic, 17.3% Anglican, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

41.9% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 798 widowed people living in Gympie.

50.9% of the people living in Gympie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Gympie has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Gympie are 16.9% Labourers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Professionals, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gympie work in are 14.1% Retail trade, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Manufacturing, 8.9% Education and training, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Construction, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Other services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $422 per week and the median household income is $744 per week.

The median rent in Gympie is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gympie postcode 4570

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