Sunset Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sunset (4825) is a suburb of Western, Mt Isa & North Western, Queensland. It is about 1563 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sunset is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Sunset was 2,472 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sunset is 29 years of age.

71.7% of people living in the suburb of Sunset were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% New Zealand, 1.5% England, 1.3% Philippines, 1.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Fiji, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Finland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.2% Taiwan, 0.2% Romania, 0.2% France, 0.2% Brazil.

80.2% of people living in Sunset speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Other, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% French, 0.2% Indonesian, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Other , 0.1% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Sunset is 30.0% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 18.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.2% Anglican, 5.5% Uniting Church, 2.6% Baptist, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal.

42.7% of people are married, 45.3% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Sunset.

72.5% of the people living in Sunset over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.4% are working on a part time basis. Sunset has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Sunset are 22.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.1% Professionals, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 7.7% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sunset work in are 32.6% Mining, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Construction, 4.6% Manufacturing, 4.3% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Wholesale trade.

16.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1024 per week and the median household income is $2521 per week.

The median rent in Sunset is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sunset postcode 4825

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