Tewantin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Tewantin (4565) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 121 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Tewantin is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Tewantin was 10,660 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tewantin is 46 years of age.

73.1% of people living in the suburb of Tewantin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 4.6% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% France.

91.4% of people living in Tewantin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.8% Other, 0.4% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Tewantin is 28.7% No religion, 22.0% Anglican, 19.6% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Buddhism.

46.9% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 875 widowed people living in Tewantin.

48.6% of the people living in Tewantin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.0% are working on a part time basis. Tewantin has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Tewantin are 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.7% Labourers, 13.6% Sales workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tewantin work in are 15.4% Retail trade, 14.0% Accommodation and food services, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Construction, 6.5% Education and training, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Other services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

36.4% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $454 per week and the median household income is $847 per week.

The median rent in Tewantin is $315 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tewantin postcode 4565

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