Peachester Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Peachester (4519) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 71 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Peachester is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Peachester was 1,259 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Peachester is 44 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Peachester were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

92.8% of people living in Peachester speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Peachester is 24.2% No religion, 21.5% Anglican, 15.8% Catholic, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Other religious affiliation , 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.9% Baptist.

57.3% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Peachester.

55.4% of the people living in Peachester over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Peachester has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Peachester are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 13.8% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Peachester work in are 11.5% Construction, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.2% Education and training, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Manufacturing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $504 per week and the median household income is $1111 per week.

The median rent in Peachester is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peachester postcode 4519

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