Tin Can Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tin Can Bay (4580) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 173 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tin Can Bay is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Tin Can Bay was 1,994 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tin Can Bay is 58 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Tin Can Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Romania, 0.2% Fiji.

91.4% of people living in Tin Can Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Tin Can Bay is 21.7% Anglican, 21.6% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 13.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Baptist, 2.5% Lutheran, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

53.8% of people are married, 19.6% have never married and 14.5% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 149 widowed people living in Tin Can Bay.

42.5% of the people living in Tin Can Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Tin Can Bay has an unemployment rate of 11.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Tin Can Bay are 18.7% Labourers, 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Sales workers, 12.1% Professionals, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Managers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tin Can Bay work in are 14.8% Accommodation and food services, 13.4% Retail trade, 11.0% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Manufacturing, 4.8% Administrative and support services.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 12.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $356 per week and the median household income is $578 per week.

The median rent in Tin Can Bay is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tin Can Bay postcode 4580

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