Hinkler Electorate Demographics (QLD)

In the 2011 census the population of Hinkler was 134,645 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hinkler is 44 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the electorate of Hinkler were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Canada, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Fiji.

91.6% of people living in Hinkler speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% French, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Hinkler is 22.7% Anglican, 21.0% No religion, 19.8% Catholic, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Lutheran, 2.4% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

51.8% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 7716 widowed people living in Hinkler.

52.9% of the people living in Hinkler over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Hinkler has an unemployment rate of 10.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Hinkler are 15.6% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Labourers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 10.6% Managers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hinkler work in are 16.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Retail trade, 8.7% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Manufacturing, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.1% Other services.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $412 per week and the median household income is $801 per week.

The median rent in Hinkler is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1468 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Hinkler contains postcodes 4650, 4655, 4659, 4660, 4662, 4670, 4671 and includes the suburbs of Abington, Alloway, Apple Tree Creek, Ashfield, Avenell Heights, Avoca, Bargara, Beelbi Creek, Booral, Booyal, Branyan, Bundaberg, Bundaberg Central, Bundaberg East, Bundaberg North, Bundaberg South, Bundaberg West, Bunya Creek, Burgowan, Burnett Heads, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Burrum Town, Buxton, Calavos, Cherwell, Childers, Coonarr, Coral Cove, Cordalba, Craignish, Doolbi, Duckinwilla, Duingal, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Electra, Eli Waters, Elliott, Elliott Heads, Eureka, Farnsfield, Givelda, Goodwood, Gregory River, Hervey Bay, Horton, Howard, Innes Park, Isis Central, Isis River, Kalkie, Kawungan, Kensington, Kepnock, Kinkuna, Kullogum, Millbank, Mon Repos, Nikenbah, North Gregory, North Isis, Norville, Pacific Haven, Pialba, Pine Creek, Point Vernon, Promisedland, Qunaba, Redridge, River Heads, Rubyanna, Scarness, South Bingera, South Isis, Sunshine Acres, Svensson Heights, Takura, Thabeban, Toogoom, Torbanlea, Torquay, Urangan, Urraween, Walkervale, Walligan, Windermere, Wondunna, Woodgate and Woongarra.