Sunrise Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sunrise Beach (4567) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 117 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sunrise Beach is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Sunrise Beach was 3,448 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sunrise Beach is 40 years of age.

71.7% of people living in the suburb of Sunrise Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 5.7% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% France, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Philippines.

90.7% of people living in Sunrise Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% French, 0.6% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Sunrise Beach is 33.2% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 18.9% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

45.7% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Sunrise Beach.

48.7% of the people living in Sunrise Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.2% are working on a part time basis. Sunrise Beach has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Sunrise Beach are 18.5% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Community & personal service workers, 14.1% Sales workers, 13.0% Managers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sunrise Beach work in are 14.6% Accommodation and food services, 12.3% Retail trade, 11.7% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Education and training, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

25.9% of homes are fully owned, and 35.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $571 per week and the median household income is $1088 per week.

The median rent in Sunrise Beach is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1928 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sunrise Beach postcode 4567

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