Scarness Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Scarness (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 243 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Scarness is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Scarness was 3,473 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Scarness is 45 years of age.

77.0% of people living in the suburb of Scarness were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% China , 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Nepal.

90.5% of people living in Scarness speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% French, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Scarness is 24.0% No religion, 21.7% Anglican, 19.4% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Baptist, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

41.2% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 14.3% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 218 widowed people living in Scarness.

46.4% of the people living in Scarness over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Scarness has an unemployment rate of 14.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Scarness are 18.1% Professionals, 15.1% Community & personal service workers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Sales workers, 12.5% Labourers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Managers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Scarness work in are 19.2% Health care and social assistance, 16.0% Retail trade, 13.3% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Construction, 8.4% Education and training, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Other services, 4.0% Manufacturing, 4.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

32.1% of homes are fully owned, and 17.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $377 per week and the median household income is $661 per week.

The median rent in Scarness is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1542 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scarness postcode 4655

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