Proserpine Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Proserpine (4800) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 906 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Proserpine is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Proserpine was 3,390 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Proserpine were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Barbados, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Cook Islands, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Russian Federation.

92.4% of people living in Proserpine speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Proserpine is 25.5% Catholic, 22.9% Anglican, 17.1% No religion, 12.6% Uniting Church, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.0% Lutheran, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

46.6% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 226 widowed people living in Proserpine.

61.8% of the people living in Proserpine over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Proserpine has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Proserpine are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Labourers, 14.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.6% Professionals, 9.8% Managers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Proserpine work in are 13.7% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.9% Construction, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Education and training, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Mining.

29.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $929 per week.

The median rent in Proserpine is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Proserpine postcode 4800

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