Castaways Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Castaways Beach (4567) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 116 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Castaways Beach is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Castaways Beach was 606 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Castaways Beach is 47 years of age.

74.2% of people living in the suburb of Castaways Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.2% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 1.8% South Africa, 1.5% Scotland, 0.8% Denmark, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% United States of America.

91.2% of people living in Castaways Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Greek, 0.7% French, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Castaways Beach is 29.6% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Islam.

62.7% of people are married, 22.7% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Castaways Beach.

47.5% of the people living in Castaways Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.6% are working on a part time basis. Castaways Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Castaways Beach are 28.1% Professionals, 16.3% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Sales workers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Castaways Beach work in are 14.0% Retail trade, 13.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 10.2% Education and training, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 7.4% Manufacturing, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1304 per week.

The median rent in Castaways Beach is $493 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Castaways Beach postcode 4567

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