Yam Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Yam Island (4875) is a suburb of Northern, Far North, Queensland. It is about 2229 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane.

In the 2006 Census the population of Yam Island is 312 and is comprised of 52.4% males and 47.6% females.

The median/average age of the Yam Island population is 20 years of age, 17 years below the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Yam Island is 99.4% Australia.

11.3% of people speak English as their first language, 76.8% speak Torres Strait Creole, 2.6% speak Kiwai, 1% speak Tok Pisin.

The religious make up of Yam Island is 30.5% Anglican, 20.3% Pentecostal, 5.1% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Catholic, 2.6% No Religion.

34.7% of people are married, 55.3% have never married and 4.2% are separated or divorced. There are 11 widowed people living in Yam Island.

29.6% of the people living in Yam Island are employed full time, while 62.2% are employed on a part time basis. Yam Island has a below average unemployment rate of 3% and 52 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $291.00 per week and the average household income is $883.00 per week.

The average rent in Yam Island is $50 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $0 per month. 0% are fully owned, and 0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 100% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yam Island postcode 4875

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