Burnside Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Burnside (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 93 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Burnside is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Burnside was 1,948 and is comprised of approximately 54.0% females and 46.0% males.

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

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Burnside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Tokelau, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada.

92.5% of people living in Burnside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Burnside is 25.6% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 17.4% Anglican, 6.9% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Lutheran, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Baptist, 2.6% Pentecostal.

52.8% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 134 widowed people living in Burnside.

54.4% of the people living in Burnside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. Burnside has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Burnside are 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Sales workers, 13.0% Labourers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Managers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burnside work in are 20.5% Health care and social assistance, 14.9% Retail trade, 9.7% Construction, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.3% Education and training, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

30.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $1026 per week.

The median rent in Burnside is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1744 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burnside postcode 4560

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