Parrearra Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Parrearra (4575) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 85 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Parrearra is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Parrearra was 4,357 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parrearra is 44 years of age.

69.9% of people living in the suburb of Parrearra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 7.4% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Japan, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Cayman Islands, 0.2% India.

91.0% of people living in Parrearra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Parrearra is 23.6% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 22.8% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.4% Lutheran.

55.2% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 185 widowed people living in Parrearra.

59.3% of the people living in Parrearra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Parrearra has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Parrearra are 18.0% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Managers, 13.6% Sales workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parrearra work in are 13.9% Retail trade, 10.7% Construction, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Education and training, 6.2% Manufacturing, 4.6% Other services, 4.6% Financial and insurance services.

32.9% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $576 per week and the median household income is $1136 per week.

The median rent in Parrearra is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parrearra postcode 4575

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