Nerang Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Nerang (4211) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 66 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Nerang is in the federal electorates of Moncrieff, Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Nerang was 16,256 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

68.8% of people living in the suburb of Nerang were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.8% New Zealand, 5.1% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Japan, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

86.6% of people living in Nerang speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% French, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Nerang is 22.9% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 20.7% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.5% Lutheran.

43.4% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 937 widowed people living in Nerang.

54.0% of the people living in Nerang over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Nerang has an unemployment rate of 8.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Nerang are 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Labourers, 13.3% Professionals, 12.5% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Managers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nerang work in are 13.0% Retail trade, 12.1% Construction, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Manufacturing, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

22.9% of homes are fully owned, and 37.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $507 per week and the median household income is $1007 per week.

The median rent in Nerang is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1850 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nerang postcode 4211

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