Monkland Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Monkland (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 144 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Monkland is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Monkland was 1,162 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Monkland is 35 years of age.

87.5% of people living in the suburb of Monkland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% New Zealand, 1.9% England, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Germany.

96.0% of people living in Monkland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Monkland is 25.5% No religion, 16.0% Anglican, 15.6% Catholic, 11.6% Uniting Church, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.0% Baptist.

40.9% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 14.0% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 55 widowed people living in Monkland.

54.6% of the people living in Monkland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Monkland has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Monkland are 18.2% Labourers, 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.1% Professionals, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Managers.

The main industries people from Monkland work in are 19.6% Manufacturing, 13.3% Retail trade, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Construction, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Education and training, 4.1% Other services, 4.1% Administrative and support services.

29.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $423 per week and the median household income is $754 per week.

The median rent in Monkland is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Monkland postcode 4570

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