Moa Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Moa Island (4875) is a suburb of Northern, Far North, Queensland. It is about 2192 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Moa Island is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Moa Island was 421 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moa Island is 25 years of age.

99.1% of people living in the suburb of Moa Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

82.9% of people living in Moa Island speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 13.3% English only, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Moa Island is 57.1% Anglican, 26.5% Pentecostal, 5.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 3.8% No religion, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 0.9% Catholic, 0.9% Other Religious Groups, 0.7% Latter-day Saints, 0.7% Uniting Church.

34.8% of people are married, 58.8% have never married and 0.0% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Moa Island.

39.1% of the people living in Moa Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.3% are working on a part time basis. Moa Island has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Moa Island are 26.4% Labourers, 19.0% Professionals, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 7.5% Managers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.2% Technicians & trades workers, 1.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Moa Island work in are 20.7% Public administration and safety, 20.1% Other services, 15.4% Education and training, 11.2% Administrative and support services, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.1% Construction, 2.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 1.8% Arts and recreation services.

8.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 92.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $348 per week and the median household income is $814 per week.

The median rent in Moa Island is $40 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moa Island postcode 4875

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