Peregian Springs Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Peregian Springs (4573) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 108 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Peregian Springs is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Peregian Springs was 3,949 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Peregian Springs is 37 years of age.

69.0% of people living in the suburb of Peregian Springs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.7% England, 5.3% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Cayman Islands, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

92.3% of people living in Peregian Springs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.6% Other, 0.4% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Peregian Springs is 29.2% No religion, 25.6% Anglican, 19.7% Catholic, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.9% Buddhism.

65.0% of people are married, 19.8% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 114 widowed people living in Peregian Springs.

55.7% of the people living in Peregian Springs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Peregian Springs has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Peregian Springs are 22.2% Professionals, 17.2% Managers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Peregian Springs work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Construction, 9.2% Education and training, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Manufacturing, 4.4% Other services.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $594 per week and the median household income is $1340 per week.

The median rent in Peregian Springs is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peregian Springs postcode 4573

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