Golden Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Golden Beach (4551) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 72 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Golden Beach is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Golden Beach was 5,179 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Golden Beach is 53 years of age.

78.1% of people living in the suburb of Golden Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 4.9% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Guyana.

93.1% of people living in Golden Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Golden Beach is 23.7% Anglican, 20.9% No religion, 20.3% Catholic, 8.0% Uniting Church, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal.

49.3% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 485 widowed people living in Golden Beach.

50.8% of the people living in Golden Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Golden Beach has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Golden Beach are 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Professionals, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.9% Sales workers, 10.5% Managers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Golden Beach work in are 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Retail trade, 12.2% Construction, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.4% of homes are fully owned, and 16.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $453 per week and the median household income is $770 per week.

The median rent in Golden Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Golden Beach postcode 4551

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