Noosa Heads Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Noosa Heads (4567) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 119 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Noosa Heads is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Noosa Heads was 3,999 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Noosa Heads is 50 years of age.

66.2% of people living in the suburb of Noosa Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 5.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Germany, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% China , 0.4% India, 0.4% Brazil, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Maritime South-East Asia, nfd.

87.5% of people living in Noosa Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% French, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Noosa Heads is 28.5% No religion, 21.7% Anglican, 19.4% Catholic, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

51.5% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 236 widowed people living in Noosa Heads.

50.0% of the people living in Noosa Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.1% are working on a part time basis. Noosa Heads has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Noosa Heads are 20.1% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Sales workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Noosa Heads work in are 17.7% Accommodation and food services, 13.3% Retail trade, 10.9% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Education and training, 4.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.1% Administrative and support services, 3.4% Financial and insurance services.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $580 per week and the median household income is $1037 per week.

The median rent in Noosa Heads is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Noosa Heads postcode 4567

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