Southside Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Southside (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 146 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Southside is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Southside was 5,509 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Southside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Turkey, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

90.8% of people living in Southside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Turkish, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Southside is 20.8% No religion, 19.4% Catholic, 15.6% Anglican, 12.7% Uniting Church, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.7% Brethren, 1.7% Baptist.

54.1% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 286 widowed people living in Southside.

57.8% of the people living in Southside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Southside has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Southside are 15.3% Labourers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Professionals, 11.8% Sales workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Southside work in are 13.3% Retail trade, 13.0% Manufacturing, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Other services, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $492 per week and the median household income is $964 per week.

The median rent in Southside is $224 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Southside postcode 4570

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