Clear Island Waters Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Clear Island Waters (4226) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 73 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Clear Island Waters is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Clear Island Waters was 3,986 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Clear Island Waters is 49 years of age.

56.6% of people living in the suburb of Clear Island Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 6.8% New Zealand, 2.6% South Africa, 2.3% China , 1.6% Taiwan, 1.3% Japan, 1.0% United States of America, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Philippines.

75.7% of people living in Clear Island Waters speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Mandarin, 2.2% Cantonese, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Japanese, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% French, 0.9% Greek, 0.6% Korean.

The religious makeup of Clear Island Waters is 29.8% Catholic, 22.7% Anglican, 16.2% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Lutheran.

56.3% of people are married, 24.3% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 278 widowed people living in Clear Island Waters.

53.5% of the people living in Clear Island Waters over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Clear Island Waters has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Clear Island Waters are 20.7% Professionals, 16.6% Managers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Sales workers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Clear Island Waters work in are 15.7% Retail trade, 12.4% Accommodation and food services, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Construction, 6.2% Education and training, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.5% Financial and insurance services, 4.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $551 per week and the median household income is $1145 per week.

The median rent in Clear Island Waters is $410 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Clear Island Waters postcode 4226

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