Veteran Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Veteran (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 151 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Veteran is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Veteran was 949 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

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

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Veteran were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Scotland.

93.8% of people living in Veteran speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Veteran is 27.4% No religion, 16.6% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 12.2% Uniting Church, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.3% Baptist.

61.1% of people are married, 23.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Veteran.

54.4% of the people living in Veteran over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Veteran has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Veteran are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Labourers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.8% Managers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Veteran work in are 12.6% Retail trade, 12.3% Manufacturing, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Construction, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Education and training, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Administrative and support services.

38.3% of homes are fully owned, and 46.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $436 per week and the median household income is $972 per week.

The median rent in Veteran is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1257 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Veteran postcode 4570

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