East Mackay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

East Mackay (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 802 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. East Mackay is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of East Mackay was 3,636 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Mackay is 39 years of age.

79.8% of people living in the suburb of East Mackay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 1.5% Philippines, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% China , 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.2% Ghana, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Sweden, 0.2% Pakistan.

88.1% of people living in East Mackay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.6% Filipino , 0.5% Mandarin, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Urdu, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of East Mackay is 28.8% Catholic, 19.9% Anglican, 17.3% No religion, 12.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.8% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

45.2% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 286 widowed people living in East Mackay.

67.8% of the people living in East Mackay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.4% are working on a part time basis. East Mackay has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in East Mackay are 21.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Professionals, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Labourers, 9.4% Managers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Mackay work in are 11.1% Construction, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Retail trade, 10.0% Manufacturing, 8.3% Mining, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Education and training.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 34.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $699 per week and the median household income is $1520 per week.

The median rent in East Mackay is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Mackay postcode 4740

  • Qpzm LocalStats Queensland Suburb of the Day: Lamington 4285 -> South Eastern -> Queensland