Burrum Heads Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Burrum Heads (4659) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 257 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Burrum Heads is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Burrum Heads was 1,737 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burrum Heads is 59 years of age.

80.3% of people living in the suburb of Burrum Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% Lithuania, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Belgium, 0.2% Mongolia, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Canada.

95.0% of people living in Burrum Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Burrum Heads is 29.4% Anglican, 19.3% No religion, 17.8% Catholic, 9.7% Uniting Church, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist, 0.5% Salvation Army.

66.5% of people are married, 13.5% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 86 widowed people living in Burrum Heads.

44.8% of the people living in Burrum Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.8% are working on a part time basis. Burrum Heads has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Burrum Heads are 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Professionals, 12.6% Labourers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.7% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burrum Heads work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Construction, 11.5% Retail trade, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Mining, 4.4% Manufacturing, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

58.7% of homes are fully owned, and 19.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $345 per week and the median household income is $665 per week.

The median rent in Burrum Heads is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1634 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burrum Heads postcode 4659

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