Mooloolaba Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mooloolaba (4557) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 88 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mooloolaba is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Mooloolaba was 7,333 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mooloolaba is 40 years of age.

70.9% of people living in the suburb of Mooloolaba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% New Zealand, 5.2% England, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% China , 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Sweden.

88.4% of people living in Mooloolaba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% French, 0.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Mooloolaba is 27.4% No religion, 21.9% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.7% Baptist, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

38.8% of people are married, 39.5% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 305 widowed people living in Mooloolaba.

54.2% of the people living in Mooloolaba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Mooloolaba has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Mooloolaba are 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 14.2% Sales workers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mooloolaba work in are 15.7% Accommodation and food services, 12.6% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Construction, 6.3% Education and training, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 3.8% Other services, 3.4% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 21.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $992 per week.

The median rent in Mooloolaba is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mooloolaba postcode 4557

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