Tannum Sands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tannum Sands (4680) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 425 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tannum Sands is in the federal electorate of Flynn.

In the 2011 census the population of Tannum Sands was 5,254 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tannum Sands is 36 years of age.

76.9% of people living in the suburb of Tannum Sands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 2.6% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Oman, 0.2% Zambia.

89.9% of people living in Tannum Sands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.3% French, 0.3% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Sinhalese, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Tannum Sands is 25.3% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 21.4% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.5% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism.

56.1% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 122 widowed people living in Tannum Sands.

66.2% of the people living in Tannum Sands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.4% are working on a part time basis. Tannum Sands has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Tannum Sands are 23.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.0% Managers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tannum Sands work in are 22.6% Manufacturing, 14.8% Construction, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Education and training, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 45.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $798 per week and the median household income is $2132 per week.

The median rent in Tannum Sands is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tannum Sands postcode 4680

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