Craignish Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Craignish (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 245 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Craignish is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Craignish was 1,752 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Craignish is 40 years of age.

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Craignish were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Czech Republic, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Vietnam.

94.4% of people living in Craignish speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Samoan, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Craignish is 25.5% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 19.8% No religion, 8.3% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

62.9% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Craignish.

52.2% of the people living in Craignish over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Craignish has an unemployment rate of 9.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Craignish are 19.4% Professionals, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 10.3% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Craignish work in are 16.1% Retail trade, 15.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Construction, 10.9% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Other services, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.1% Manufacturing.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 47.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $458 per week and the median household income is $1081 per week.

The median rent in Craignish is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Craignish postcode 4655

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