Traveston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Traveston (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 130 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Traveston is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Traveston was 470 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Traveston is 42 years of age.

78.0% of people living in the suburb of Traveston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 2.1% South Africa, 1.7% Scotland, 1.5% France, 1.5% Germany, 1.3% Switzerland.

90.4% of people living in Traveston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.3% French, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Traveston is 33.6% No religion, 16.8% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.3% Salvation Army, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.3% Buddhism.

52.3% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Traveston.

56.3% of the people living in Traveston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Traveston has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Traveston are 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Managers, 13.4% Professionals, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Labourers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Traveston work in are 14.6% Retail trade, 12.2% Construction, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 46.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $448 per week and the median household income is $920 per week.

The median rent in Traveston is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1510 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Traveston postcode 4570

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