Nambour Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Nambour (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 94 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Nambour is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Nambour was 10,221 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nambour is 39 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Nambour were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Thailand.

89.2% of people living in Nambour speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Thai, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Nambour is 27.3% No religion, 16.5% Catholic, 14.9% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Baptist, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Pentecostal, 2.0% Lutheran.

42.5% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 656 widowed people living in Nambour.

51.4% of the people living in Nambour over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Nambour has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Nambour are 16.0% Professionals, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Labourers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 7.9% Managers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nambour work in are 22.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

26.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $847 per week.

The median rent in Nambour is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nambour postcode 4560

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