Tugun Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tugun (4224) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 88 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tugun is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Tugun was 5,976 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tugun is 39 years of age.

76.1% of people living in the suburb of Tugun were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% New Zealand, 3.9% England, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Brazil, 0.3% China , 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Poland.

89.5% of people living in Tugun speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Japanese, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Tugun is 26.4% Catholic, 23.1% No religion, 21.7% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

39.2% of people are married, 38.6% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 268 widowed people living in Tugun.

53.2% of the people living in Tugun over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Tugun has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Tugun are 17.3% Professionals, 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Sales workers, 10.3% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tugun work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Construction, 11.4% Accommodation and food services, 10.8% Retail trade, 6.3% Education and training, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

27.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $994 per week.

The median rent in Tugun is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1831 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tugun postcode 4224

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