North Arm Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

North Arm (4561) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 107 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. North Arm is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of North Arm was 636 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Arm is 42 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of North Arm were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Vanuatu, 0.8% China , 0.8% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.6% Austria, 0.6% Latvia, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Scotland.

93.2% of people living in North Arm speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% German, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Russian.

The religious makeup of North Arm is 32.4% No religion, 15.6% Anglican, 15.2% Catholic, 11.1% Uniting Church, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

58.7% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in North Arm.

52.5% of the people living in North Arm over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.4% are working on a part time basis. North Arm has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in North Arm are 18.3% Professionals, 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Managers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Labourers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Arm work in are 16.0% Retail trade, 13.9% Construction, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Education and training, 9.5% Manufacturing, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.4% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 35.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $1118 per week.

The median rent in North Arm is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Arm postcode 4561

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