Doonan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Doonan (4562) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 112 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Doonan is in the federal electorates of Fairfax, Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Doonan was 3,142 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Doonan is 44 years of age.

70.3% of people living in the suburb of Doonan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.7% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% France, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Denmark, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Fiji.

91.0% of people living in Doonan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% German, 0.8% French, 0.7% Dutch, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Greek, 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Doonan is 33.7% No religion, 21.1% Anglican, 19.4% Catholic, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.2% Buddhism, 0.9% Baptist.

64.2% of people are married, 21.6% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 70 widowed people living in Doonan.

48.6% of the people living in Doonan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.5% are working on a part time basis. Doonan has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Doonan are 21.2% Professionals, 15.3% Managers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 9.5% Labourers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Doonan work in are 12.8% Construction, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Education and training, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Administrative and support services, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $1279 per week.

The median rent in Doonan is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Doonan postcode 4562

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