Flaxton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Flaxton (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 91 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Flaxton is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Flaxton was 884 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Flaxton is 53 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Flaxton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.4% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.2% Germany, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% France, 0.7% Austria, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Belgium.

91.7% of people living in Flaxton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% French, 1.1% Dutch, 1.1% German, 0.7% Spanish, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Flaxton is 24.9% No religion, 20.7% Anglican, 17.4% Catholic, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Baptist, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.8% Pentecostal.

62.5% of people are married, 17.0% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Flaxton.

46.9% of the people living in Flaxton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 42.0% are working on a part time basis. Flaxton has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Flaxton are 21.9% Professionals, 15.7% Managers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Labourers, 7.1% Sales workers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Flaxton work in are 16.2% Accommodation and food services, 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Manufacturing, 3.7% Wholesale trade.

52.7% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $483 per week and the median household income is $894 per week.

The median rent in Flaxton is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1257 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Flaxton postcode 4560

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