Queanbeyan Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Queanbeyan (2620) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 245 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Queanbeyan is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Queanbeyan was 5,784 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Queanbeyan is 38 years of age.

70.0% of people living in the suburb of Queanbeyan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.5% Philippines, 1.1% Greece, 1.1% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Serbia, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% Canada.

77.9% of people living in Queanbeyan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Macedonian, 2.3% Other, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Greek, 0.8% Serbian, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Punjabi, 0.7% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Queanbeyan is 27.1% Catholic, 21.5% No religion, 19.3% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Islam, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

35.1% of people are married, 40.6% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 427 widowed people living in Queanbeyan.

69.4% of the people living in Queanbeyan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Queanbeyan has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Queanbeyan are 19.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 19.3% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Managers, 9.0% Labourers, 8.1% Sales workers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Queanbeyan work in are 25.2% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Construction, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Education and training, 3.8% Other services.

24.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $730 per week and the median household income is $1273 per week.

The median rent in Queanbeyan is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Queanbeyan postcode 2620

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