Aroona Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Aroona (4551) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 77 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Aroona is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Aroona was 3,062 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Aroona is 42 years of age.

81.0% of people living in the suburb of Aroona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Croatia.

96.0% of people living in Aroona speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.5% Other, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Aroona is 22.6% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 7.7% Uniting Church, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.2% Baptist, 2.1% Lutheran.

53.5% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 121 widowed people living in Aroona.

50.7% of the people living in Aroona over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Aroona has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Aroona are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Professionals, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 10.2% Labourers, 8.8% Managers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Aroona work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Retail trade, 12.8% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.6% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $523 per week and the median household income is $1139 per week.

The median rent in Aroona is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Aroona postcode 4551

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