Nanango Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Nanango (4615) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 135 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Nanango is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Nanango was 3,795 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

83.7% of people living in the suburb of Nanango were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% France, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Algeria, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.1% Belgium.

95.3% of people living in Nanango speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% German, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% French, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Russian.

The religious makeup of Nanango is 25.2% No religion, 20.7% Anglican, 19.7% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses.

47.9% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 216 widowed people living in Nanango.

52.6% of the people living in Nanango over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Nanango has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Nanango are 17.8% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nanango work in are 12.3% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Manufacturing, 10.0% Education and training, 8.6% Construction, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Mining, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $367 per week and the median household income is $691 per week.

The median rent in Nanango is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1157 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nanango postcode 4615

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