Fisher Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Fisher was 125,227 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fisher is 41 years of age.

75.6% of people living in the electorate of Fisher were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 5.0% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% India, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Italy.

91.6% of people living in Fisher speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Fisher is 25.0% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 20.2% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.7% Pentecostal.

51.5% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 6262 widowed people living in Fisher.

53.1% of the people living in Fisher over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Fisher has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Fisher are 16.9% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Managers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fisher work in are 12.9% Retail trade, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Construction, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Education and training, 6.7% Manufacturing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $510 per week and the median household income is $994 per week.

The median rent in Fisher is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Fisher contains postcodes 4517, 4518, 4519, 4550, 4551, 4552, 4553, 4554, 4555, 4556, 4557, 4559, 4560, 4572, 4574, 4575 and includes the suburbs of Alexandra Headland, Aroona, Bald Knob, Balmoral Ridge, Battery Hill, Beerburrum, Beerwah, Bells Creek, Birtinya, Bokarina, Booroobin, Buddina, Caloundra, Caloundra West, Cambroon, Chevallum, Conondale, Coochin Creek, Crohamhurst, Curramore, Currimundi, Diamond Valley, Dicky Beach, Elaman Creek, Eudlo, Glass House Mountains, Glenview, Golden Beach, Hunchy, Ilkley, Kidaman Creek, Kings Beach, Landers Shoot, Landsborough, Little Mountain, Maleny, Meridan Plains, Minyama, Moffat Beach, Montville, Mooloolaba, Mooloolah Valley, Mount Mellum, North Maleny, Palmview, Palmwoods, Parrearra, Peachester, Pelican Waters, Reesville, Shelly Beach, Sippy Downs, Tanawha, Warana, West Woombye, Witta, Wootha and Wurtulla.