Queenstown Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Queenstown (7467) is a suburb of Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania. It is about 171 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Queenstown is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Queenstown was 1,975 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Queenstown is 39 years of age.

87.0% of people living in the suburb of Queenstown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 1.0% India, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Italy.

92.6% of people living in Queenstown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.4% Hindi, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Queenstown is 28.2% Catholic, 26.7% Anglican, 22.6% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Hinduism, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Buddhism.

43.0% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 114 widowed people living in Queenstown.

59.9% of the people living in Queenstown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Queenstown has an unemployment rate of 9.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Queenstown are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 18.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.2% Labourers, 10.3% Professionals, 9.6% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Queenstown work in are 28.2% Mining, 14.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.6% Retail trade, 7.1% Education and training, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Construction, 6.1% Health care and social assistance, 4.4% Other services, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

48.1% of homes are fully owned, and 22.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $413 per week and the median household income is $821 per week.

The median rent in Queenstown is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $754 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Queenstown postcode 7467

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