Kalkie Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kalkie (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 298 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kalkie is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Kalkie was 2,410 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kalkie is 38 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Kalkie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% India, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Turkey.

89.9% of people living in Kalkie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.5% Turkish, 0.4% Sinhalese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Kalkie is 22.6% Anglican, 20.6% Catholic, 17.8% No religion, 8.5% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Lutheran, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 1.2% Hinduism.

60.7% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 115 widowed people living in Kalkie.

60.2% of the people living in Kalkie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Kalkie has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Kalkie are 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Sales workers, 11.3% Labourers, 11.0% Managers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kalkie work in are 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 15.2% Retail trade, 9.4% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Other services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.7% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1172 per week.

The median rent in Kalkie is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1646 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kalkie postcode 4670

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