Emerald LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Emerald was 13,219 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Emerald is 29 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the region of Emerald were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 1.6% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.4% Philippines, 1.0% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.3% Fiji, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% United States of America.

86.8% of people living in Emerald speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 0.7% Filipino , 0.5% Tagalog, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Sinhalese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Tamil, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Emerald is 28.0% Catholic, 19.3% No religion, 17.5% Anglican, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist.

50.7% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 201 widowed people living in Emerald.

70.3% of the people living in Emerald over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Emerald has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Emerald are 20.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Professionals, 9.6% Labourers, 9.2% Managers, 7.6% Sales workers, 6.3% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Emerald work in are 22.6% Mining, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Other services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

14.5% of homes are fully owned, and 41.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $918 per week and the median household income is $2317 per week.

The median rent in Emerald is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.