Paget Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Paget was 360 and is comprised of approximately 39.7% females and 60.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Paget is 43 years of age.

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Paget were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% New Zealand, 2.2% England, 1.4% Fiji, 1.4% South Africa, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Italy.

87.3% of people living in Paget speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Hindi, 1.7% Italian, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Paget is 20.7% Catholic, 19.3% Anglican, 17.7% No religion, 12.2% Uniting Church, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.1% Hinduism.

38.7% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 16.8% are divorced and 5.8% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Paget.

68.9% of the people living in Paget over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.2% are working on a part time basis. Paget has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Paget are 25.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 22.4% Technicians & trades workers, 19.3% Labourers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Managers, 6.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 3.6% Sales workers, 1.6% Professionals.

The main industries people from Paget work in are 16.1% Manufacturing, 13.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.9% Other services, 8.9% Construction, 8.3% Mining, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Inadequately described/Not stated, 6.2% Wholesale trade.

43.9% of homes are fully owned, and 18.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $708 per week and the median household income is $1351 per week.

The median rent in Paget is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paget postcode 4740

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