Kawungan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kawungan (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 241 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kawungan is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Kawungan was 4,704 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

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

78.5% of people living in the suburb of Kawungan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Canada, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

90.8% of people living in Kawungan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Kawungan is 24.7% Anglican, 20.8% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 2.7% Lutheran, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal.

55.7% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 336 widowed people living in Kawungan.

53.0% of the people living in Kawungan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Kawungan has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Kawungan are 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 13.5% Sales workers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.9% Managers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kawungan work in are 17.0% Health care and social assistance, 14.7% Retail trade, 10.8% Construction, 10.2% Education and training, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.1% Other services, 3.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $432 per week and the median household income is $838 per week.

The median rent in Kawungan is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1422 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kawungan postcode 4655

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