Tanawha Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tanawha (4556) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 84 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tanawha is in the federal electorates of Fairfax, Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Tanawha was 1,151 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Tanawha were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 1.4% Zimbabwe, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% Zambia, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Uruguay, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Canada.

92.5% of people living in Tanawha speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Persian, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Tanawha is 23.2% No religion, 22.4% Anglican, 20.9% Catholic, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 1.7% Latter-day Saints, 1.7% Pentecostal.

58.7% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Tanawha.

53.5% of the people living in Tanawha over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Tanawha has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tanawha are 21.7% Professionals, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Managers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tanawha work in are 15.0% Construction, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Education and training, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $1506 per week.

The median rent in Tanawha is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tanawha postcode 4556

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