Te Kowai Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Te Kowai (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 805 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Te Kowai is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Te Kowai was 217 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

88.8% of people living in the suburb of Te Kowai were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Philippines.

91.7% of people living in Te Kowai speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Te Kowai is 36.9% Catholic, 15.2% No religion, 10.1% Lutheran, 10.1% Uniting Church, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Christian, nfd, 5.5% Anglican, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses.

56.3% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Te Kowai.

57.6% of the people living in Te Kowai over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Te Kowai has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Te Kowai are 22.1% Managers, 18.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Professionals, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Te Kowai work in are 20.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.8% Manufacturing, 10.5% Construction, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Education and training.

50.7% of homes are fully owned, and 16.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $711 per week and the median household income is $1424 per week.

The median rent in Te Kowai is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Te Kowai postcode 4740

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