Ball Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ball Bay (4741) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 836 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ball Bay is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Ball Bay was 628 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ball Bay is 48 years of age.

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Ball Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.4% Algeria, 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Malta, 0.6% India, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Germany.

89.6% of people living in Ball Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Ball Bay is 26.9% Catholic, 20.7% Anglican, 17.7% No religion, 15.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.6% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Buddhism, 0.5% Salvation Army.

58.3% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Ball Bay.

58.7% of the people living in Ball Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. Ball Bay has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Ball Bay are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Labourers, 15.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Managers, 8.7% Professionals, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ball Bay work in are 17.6% Mining, 12.5% Construction, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Education and training, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.5% Other services.

42.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $1057 per week.

The median rent in Ball Bay is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1729 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ball Bay postcode 4741

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