Shelly Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Shelly Beach (4551) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 76 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Shelly Beach is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 Census the population of Shelly Beach is 866 and is comprised of 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the Shelly Beach population is 44 years of age, 7 years above the Australian average.

77.6% of people living in Shelly Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.2%, New Zealand 3.3%, South Africa 1.4%, Papua New Guinea 0.6%, Canada 0.5%.

90.7% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Spanish, 0% Welsh, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).

The religious make up of Shelly Beach is 27% Catholic, 23.6% No Religion, 19.9% Anglican, 6.8% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

55.9% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Shelly Beach.

55.6% of the people living in Shelly Beach are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Shelly Beach has an unemployment rate of 6%.

The main occupations of people from Shelly Beach are Professionals 28.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15%, Managers 13.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.4%, Sales Workers 9.3%, Labourers 7.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 6.5%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 4.9%.

The median individual income is $632.00 per week and the median household income is $1076.00 per week.

43.3% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.4% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Shelly Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

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