Maleny Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Maleny (4552) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 81 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Maleny is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Maleny was 3,441 and is comprised of approximately 54.0% females and 46.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Maleny is 52 years of age.

72.9% of people living in the suburb of Maleny were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Serbia, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Japan.

89.7% of people living in Maleny speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% French, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.1% Serbian, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Maleny is 29.5% No religion, 19.2% Anglican, 12.0% Catholic, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.6% Other religious affiliation .

52.4% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 235 widowed people living in Maleny.

45.0% of the people living in Maleny over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.1% are working on a part time basis. Maleny has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Maleny are 23.9% Professionals, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Managers, 11.1% Labourers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maleny work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Retail trade, 11.7% Education and training, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Construction, 5.1% Manufacturing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $466 per week and the median household income is $808 per week.

The median rent in Maleny is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Maleny postcode 4552

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