Mission River Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mission River (4874) is a suburb of Northern, Far North, Queensland. It is about 2020 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mission River is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Mission River was 1,317 and is comprised of approximately 31.7% females and 68.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mission River is 28 years of age.

65.7% of people living in the suburb of Mission River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 16.8% Sri Lanka, 14.4% Afghanistan, 2.2% Burma .

48.4% of people living in Mission River speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 34.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 13.7% English only, 3.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Mission River is 34.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 29.0% Uniting Church, 14.1% Anglican, 11.6% No religion, 5.7% Pentecostal, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Catholic, 0.5% Other religious affiliation , 0.5% Other Christian, 0.3% Baptist.

13.8% of people are married, 80.4% have never married and 2.8% are divorced and 0.4% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Mission River.

59.3% of the people living in Mission River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.3% are working on a part time basis. Mission River has an unemployment rate of 18.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mission River are 24.0% Labourers, 19.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.1% Community & personal service workers, 13.5% Professionals, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Managers.

The main industries people from Mission River work in are 28.7% Public administration and safety, 19.7% Health care and social assistance, 16.5% Mining, 12.2% Other services, 5.3% Administrative and support services, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.8% Education and training, 2.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2.1% Arts and recreation services.

1.6% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 98.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $260 per week and the median household income is $850 per week.

The median rent in Mission River is $90 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mission River postcode 4874

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