Royston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Royston (4515) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 69 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Royston is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Royston was 320 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

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

79.8% of people living in the suburb of Royston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.2% Germany, 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Netherlands.

93.8% of people living in Royston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% German.

The religious makeup of Royston is 25.2% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.0% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Buddhism.

57.7% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Royston.

56.8% of the people living in Royston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Royston has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Royston are 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Managers, 15.0% Professionals, 13.7% Sales workers, 11.1% Labourers, 10.5% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Royston work in are 14.1% Manufacturing, 13.5% Retail trade, 10.9% Construction, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Education and training, 5.8% Other services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 51.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $423 per week and the median household income is $1062 per week.

The median rent in Royston is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1527 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Royston postcode 4515

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