The Gap Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2006 Census the population of The Gap is 16,121 and is comprised of 48.9% males and 51.1% females.

The median/average age of the The Gap population is 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in The Gap is 76.5% Australia, 6% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Germany.

90.9% of people speak English as their first language, 0.6% speak Italian, 0.5% speak German, 0.4% speak Spanish, 0.4% speak French, 0.4% speak Polish.

The religious make up of The Gap is 31.5% Catholic, 20.1% No Religion, 18.7% Anglican, 7.9% Uniting Church, 3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

56.2% of people are married, 30% have never married and 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 569 widowed people living in The Gap.

59.9% of the people living in The Gap are employed full time, while 31.3% are employed on a part time basis. The Gap has a below average unemployment rate of 3% and 3468 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $625.00 per week and the average household income is $1551.00 per week.

The average rent in The Gap is $270 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1500 per month. 39.9% are fully owned, and 41% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Gap postcode 4825

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