Mount Isa LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Mount Isa was 20,569 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Isa is 30 years of age.

70.9% of people living in the region of Mount Isa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% New Zealand, 2.0% Philippines, 2.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% India, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Germany, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Italy.

78.7% of people living in Mount Isa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 0.8% Filipino , 0.8% Tagalog, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Mount Isa is 28.1% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 18.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.9% Anglican, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.5% Pentecostal.

41.6% of people are married, 44.4% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 469 widowed people living in Mount Isa.

73.2% of the people living in Mount Isa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.0% are working on a part time basis. Mount Isa has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Isa are 22.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.3% Professionals, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Managers, 6.7% Sales workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Isa work in are 31.1% Mining, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.0% Education and training, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Construction, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Manufacturing, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

18.2% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $949 per week and the median household income is $2103 per week.

The median rent in Mount Isa is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.