Sunshine Acres Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sunshine Acres (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 236 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sunshine Acres is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Sunshine Acres was 808 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sunshine Acres is 41 years of age.

84.4% of people living in the suburb of Sunshine Acres were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.4% South Africa, 0.6% Finland, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines.

94.1% of people living in Sunshine Acres speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Sunshine Acres is 22.2% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 21.1% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.0% Uniting Church, 5.2% Baptist, 4.3% Lutheran, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal.

51.0% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Sunshine Acres.

49.1% of the people living in Sunshine Acres over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Sunshine Acres has an unemployment rate of 11.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Sunshine Acres are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Professionals, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sunshine Acres work in are 16.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.2% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 9.9% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Other services, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

31.8% of homes are fully owned, and 54.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $941 per week.

The median rent in Sunshine Acres is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sunshine Acres postcode 4655

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