Lagoon Pocket Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lagoon Pocket (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 137 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lagoon Pocket is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Lagoon Pocket was 316 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lagoon Pocket is 45 years of age.

89.8% of people living in the suburb of Lagoon Pocket were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.6% Switzerland, 1.3% Papua New Guinea, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany.

94.3% of people living in Lagoon Pocket speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian, 0.9% German, 0.9% French, 0.9% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Lagoon Pocket is 23.1% Anglican, 21.2% Catholic, 20.9% No religion, 13.0% Uniting Church, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.7% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Other Protestant, 2.2% Baptist, 0.9% Churches of Christ.

57.0% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Lagoon Pocket.

50.7% of the people living in Lagoon Pocket over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Lagoon Pocket has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Lagoon Pocket are 23.7% Managers, 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Labourers, 12.9% Professionals, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 4.3% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Lagoon Pocket work in are 23.0% Manufacturing, 13.3% Retail trade, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.4% Education and training, 8.9% Construction, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Other services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

56.1% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Lagoon Pocket is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1226 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lagoon Pocket postcode 4570

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