Saunders Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Saunders Beach (4818) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1133 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Saunders Beach is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Saunders Beach was 409 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Saunders Beach is 44 years of age.

63.9% of people living in the suburb of Saunders Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 2.4% Netherlands, 1.7% Germany, 1.5% Ukraine, 1.2% Finland, 1.2% France, 1.2% United States of America, 1.2% Philippines, 1.2% Scotland.

76.3% of people living in Saunders Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other, 2.2% Dutch, 1.0% Portuguese, 0.7% Russian, 0.7% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Saunders Beach is 22.7% Catholic, 21.5% No religion, 19.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.8% Anglican, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Lutheran.

46.5% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Saunders Beach.

68.6% of the people living in Saunders Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.9% are working on a part time basis. Saunders Beach has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Saunders Beach are 17.6% Professionals, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Labourers, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.7% Managers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Saunders Beach work in are 19.2% Construction, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 8.5% Manufacturing, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Mining, 4.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

29.1% of homes are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $667 per week and the median household income is $1044 per week.

The median rent in Saunders Beach is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Saunders Beach postcode 4818

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