Kuranda Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kuranda (4881) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1407 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kuranda is in the federal electorates of Kennedy, Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Kuranda was 2,966 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Kuranda is 41 years of age.

71.9% of people living in the suburb of Kuranda were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Germany, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Japan, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Thailand.

86.0% of people living in Kuranda speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% German, 1.6% Dutch, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Italian, 0.4% French, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Kuranda is 34.1% No religion, 13.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 12.2% Catholic, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.7% Anglican, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Buddhism, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Other religious affiliation .

38.3% of people are married, 40.6% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Kuranda.

50.3% of the people living in Kuranda over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Kuranda has an unemployment rate of 10.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Kuranda are 23.1% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Managers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kuranda work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Education and training, 7.8% Construction, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Administrative and support services.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 35.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $465 per week and the median household income is $981 per week.

The median rent in Kuranda is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kuranda postcode 4881

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