Pioneer Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Pioneer (4825) is a suburb of Western, Mt Isa & North Western, Queensland. It is about 1562 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Pioneer is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Pioneer was 2,621 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pioneer is 27 years of age.

72.5% of people living in the suburb of Pioneer were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 1.9% Philippines, 0.8% England, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Algeria, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% Solomon Islands, 0.2% Kyrgyzstan.

77.6% of people living in Pioneer speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.6% Filipino , 0.3% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Pioneer is 27.1% Catholic, 22.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 20.0% No religion, 10.6% Anglican, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.5% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.1% Christian, nfd.

32.6% of people are married, 52.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Pioneer.

68.6% of the people living in Pioneer over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 14.4% are working on a part time basis. Pioneer has an unemployment rate of 9.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Pioneer are 20.7% Technicians & trades workers, 19.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.4% Labourers, 13.0% Professionals, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 5.7% Managers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pioneer work in are 28.4% Mining, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Education and training, 5.4% Administrative and support services, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Construction, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

16.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $716 per week and the median household income is $1548 per week.

The median rent in Pioneer is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1660 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pioneer postcode 4825

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