Beerwah Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Beerwah (4519) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 68 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Beerwah is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Beerwah was 5,945 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beerwah is 38 years of age.

78.1% of people living in the suburb of Beerwah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 4.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Canada.

92.1% of people living in Beerwah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Khmer, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Beerwah is 27.1% No religion, 20.8% Anglican, 16.2% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 3.6% Baptist, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.9% Lutheran.

51.2% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 275 widowed people living in Beerwah.

54.8% of the people living in Beerwah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Beerwah has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Beerwah are 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Labourers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Professionals, 11.8% Managers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beerwah work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 11.5% Construction, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Education and training, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 38.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $1036 per week.

The median rent in Beerwah is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1890 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beerwah postcode 4519

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