Mission Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mission Beach (4852) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1281 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mission Beach is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Mission Beach was 765 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Mission Beach is 42 years of age.

75.8% of people living in the suburb of Mission Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% India, 1.0% Cook Islands, 0.8% Austria, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Germany.

87.6% of people living in Mission Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.3% German, 0.9% Punjabi, 0.5% French, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Mission Beach is 25.6% No religion, 20.3% Anglican, 19.9% Catholic, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.4% Buddhism.

45.2% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 6.0% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Mission Beach.

59.6% of the people living in Mission Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Mission Beach has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Mission Beach are 18.8% Managers, 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Labourers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Professionals, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mission Beach work in are 17.1% Construction, 16.3% Accommodation and food services, 11.3% Retail trade, 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.5% Health care and social assistance, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Manufacturing.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 29.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $550 per week and the median household income is $978 per week.

The median rent in Mission Beach is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mission Beach postcode 4852

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