Palmview Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Palmview (4553) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 79 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Palmview is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Palmview was 573 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

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

78.0% of people living in the suburb of Palmview were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.4% Taiwan, 1.4% South Africa, 1.4% Zimbabwe, 1.4% Germany, 1.2% Seychelles, 1.0% Fiji, 1.0% Sri Lanka.

89.4% of people living in Palmview speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 0.9% German, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Palmview is 25.1% No religion, 25.1% Catholic, 18.3% Anglican, 7.3% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Lutheran, 3.0% Pentecostal, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist.

62.4% of people are married, 24.6% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Palmview.

56.6% of the people living in Palmview over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Palmview has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Palmview are 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Managers, 14.4% Professionals, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.1% Sales workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Palmview work in are 16.1% Construction, 9.0% Retail trade, 9.0% Manufacturing, 7.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Other services, 6.5% Education and training, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

30.6% of homes are fully owned, and 48.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $583 per week and the median household income is $1460 per week.

The median rent in Palmview is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2254 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Palmview postcode 4553

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