Mount Coolum Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Coolum (4573) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 100 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Coolum is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Coolum was 3,669 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Coolum is 38 years of age.

75.8% of people living in the suburb of Mount Coolum were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Zimbabwe.

90.7% of people living in Mount Coolum speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Korean, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Mount Coolum is 31.6% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 18.4% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.2% Baptist, 1.6% Lutheran.

48.1% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 144 widowed people living in Mount Coolum.

54.0% of the people living in Mount Coolum over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Mount Coolum has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Coolum are 22.4% Professionals, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.9% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Coolum work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Construction, 11.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.1% Education and training, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 4.3% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

21.7% of homes are fully owned, and 40.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $564 per week and the median household income is $1153 per week.

The median rent in Mount Coolum is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Coolum postcode 4573

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