Dicky Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Dicky Beach was 1,758 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dicky Beach is 48 years of age.

76.6% of people living in the suburb of Dicky Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% United Arab Emirates, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Russian Federation, 0.3% Malta, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India.

90.9% of people living in Dicky Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Dicky Beach is 23.3% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 20.0% Anglican, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Lutheran, 2.1% Baptist, 1.3% Buddhism.

46.1% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 165 widowed people living in Dicky Beach.

51.1% of the people living in Dicky Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.5% are working on a part time basis. Dicky Beach has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Dicky Beach are 21.9% Professionals, 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 9.5% Managers, 9.0% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dicky Beach work in are 16.7% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Construction, 10.8% Education and training, 10.4% Retail trade, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services, 4.0% Manufacturing.

40.7% of homes are fully owned, and 19.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $831 per week.

The median rent in Dicky Beach is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1928 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dicky Beach postcode 4551

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