Yeppoon LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Yeppoon was 16,372 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Yeppoon is 39 years of age.

81.7% of people living in the region of Yeppoon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 3.2% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Thailand.

91.4% of people living in Yeppoon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.3% German, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Yeppoon is 27.5% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Lutheran, 0.9% Buddhism.

49.8% of people are married, 31.5% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 789 widowed people living in Yeppoon.

60.0% of the people living in Yeppoon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Yeppoon has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Yeppoon are 17.0% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.5% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yeppoon work in are 11.2% Retail trade, 10.7% Construction, 10.3% Education and training, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Mining, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1128 per week.

The median rent in Yeppoon is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.