Kia Ora Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kia Ora (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 162 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kia Ora is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Kia Ora was 501 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kia Ora is 48 years of age.

81.1% of people living in the suburb of Kia Ora were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.2% United States of America, 1.0% Hungary, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Finland, 0.6% Scotland.

91.4% of people living in Kia Ora speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Kia Ora is 21.5% Anglican, 20.9% No religion, 16.5% Catholic, 16.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.9% Uniting Church, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist.

50.4% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 14.6% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Kia Ora.

52.3% of the people living in Kia Ora over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Kia Ora has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Kia Ora are 25.4% Managers, 18.5% Labourers, 11.1% Professionals, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kia Ora work in are 32.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Manufacturing, 9.1% Retail trade, 7.0% Construction, 7.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.8% Education and training, 3.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Financial and insurance services.

46.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $711 per week.

The median rent in Kia Ora is $163 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1307 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kia Ora postcode 4570

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