Fraser Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Fraser Island (4581) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 225 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Fraser Island is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Fraser Island was 194 and is comprised of approximately 42.8% females and 57.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fraser Island is 49 years of age.

68.9% of people living in the suburb of Fraser Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 4.1% India, 2.6% Japan, 2.6% Philippines, 1.6% Germany.

79.8% of people living in Fraser Island speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Hindi, 1.6% Vietnamese, 1.6% Filipino , 1.6% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Fraser Island is 24.2% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 13.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.6% Other religious affiliation , 3.1% Hinduism, 2.1% Baptist.

34.8% of people are married, 41.7% have never married and 16.6% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Fraser Island.

67.2% of the people living in Fraser Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.7% are working on a part time basis. Fraser Island has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Fraser Island are 19.0% Managers, 16.4% Community & personal service workers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Professionals, 11.2% Sales workers, 9.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Labourers, 5.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Fraser Island work in are 63.2% Accommodation and food services, 10.3% Retail trade, 7.7% Construction, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 3.4% Manufacturing, 2.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.6% Arts and recreation services, 2.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 2.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.7% of homes are fully owned, and 7.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $738 per week.

The median rent in Fraser Island is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fraser Island postcode 4581

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