Federal Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Federal (4568) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 121 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Federal is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Federal was 320 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Federal is 40 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Federal were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% New Zealand, 3.8% England, 1.9% South Africa, 1.9% Germany.

96.3% of people living in Federal speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% German.

The religious makeup of Federal is 33.4% No religion, 18.1% Anglican, 14.4% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 5.6% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Judaism, 2.5% Lutheran, 1.6% Pentecostal.

45.7% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 6.2% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Federal.

40.1% of the people living in Federal over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. Federal has an unemployment rate of 16.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Federal are 18.7% Professionals, 12.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Labourers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Managers, 8.9% Sales workers, 4.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Federal work in are 15.0% Construction, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Retail trade, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

26.3% of homes are fully owned, and 25.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $442 per week and the median household income is $979 per week.

The median rent in Federal is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Federal postcode 4568

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