Avoca Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Avoca (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 296 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Avoca is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Avoca was 5,045 and is comprised of approximately 53.5% females and 46.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Avoca is 42 years of age.

87.2% of people living in the suburb of Avoca were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Nepal, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Solomon Islands, 0.1% United States of America.

93.4% of people living in Avoca speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% German, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Avoca is 24.2% Anglican, 21.3% Catholic, 17.2% No religion, 11.2% Uniting Church, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Lutheran, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist, 0.8% Churches of Christ.

55.2% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 397 widowed people living in Avoca.

55.5% of the people living in Avoca over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Avoca has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Avoca are 15.8% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Labourers, 12.4% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Avoca work in are 18.1% Health care and social assistance, 15.6% Retail trade, 8.8% Education and training, 7.7% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Construction, 4.7% Other services, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $467 per week and the median household income is $872 per week.

The median rent in Avoca is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Avoca postcode 4670

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