Moffat Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Moffat Beach (4551) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 76 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Moffat Beach is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Moffat Beach was 2,569 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moffat Beach is 43 years of age.

76.8% of people living in the suburb of Moffat Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 4.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Nepal, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Croatia.

91.6% of people living in Moffat Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.7% German, 0.4% Other, 0.3% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Moffat Beach is 24.4% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 19.4% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.3% Baptist.

48.7% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 14.4% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 110 widowed people living in Moffat Beach.

52.7% of the people living in Moffat Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Moffat Beach has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Moffat Beach are 21.8% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.2% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 9.4% Sales workers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moffat Beach work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 10.8% Education and training, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.7% Retail trade, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1045 per week.

The median rent in Moffat Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moffat Beach postcode 4551

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