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Cairns, QLD 4870

Suburb Demographics (Census 2006)

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4870
Suburb name(s)Aeroglen, Barron Gorge, Brinsmead, Bungalow, Cairns, Cairns Central, Cairns City, Cairns Dc, Cairns Mc, Cairns North, Cairns Orchid Plaza, Earlville, Earlville Bc, Edge Hill, Freshwater, Kamerunga, Kanimbla, Lamb Range, Manoora, Manunda, Martynvale, Mooroobool, North Cairns, Parramatta Park, Portsmith, Redlynch, Stratford, Westcourt, Whitfield
Population size in 200659490
Born in Australia (%)68.82%
Born Overseas - Top 5 (%)
1. Country of birth not stated (12%)Born Overseas - Top 5 (%)
2. United Kingdom (4.39%)
3. New Zealand (3.37%)
4. Born elsewhere (2.63%)
5. Japan (1.48%)
Age Median of People35
Age Statistics (%)
1. 0 - 4 Years (6.7%)Age Statistics (%)
2. 5 - 19 Years (19.35%)
3. 20 - 39 Years (31.69%)
4. 40 - 59 Years (28.15%)
5. 60 Years and over (14.1%)
Family Statistics (%)
1. Married in a Registered Marriage (39.44%)Family Statistics (%)
2. Married in a De Facto marriage (13.44%)
3. Not Married (47.13%)
Occupation - Top 5 (%)
1. Professionals (17.95%)Occupation - Top 5 (%)
2. Technicians & trades workers (15.47%)
3. Clerical & administrative workers (14.18%)
4. Community & personal service workers (11.76%)
5. Sales workers (11.51%)
Highest Year of School Completed
Year 12 or equivalent20520
Year 11 or equivalent4215
Year 10 or equivalent10875
Year 9 or equivalent2192
Year 8 or below2595
Type of Dwelling - Top 3
Separate house13798
Flat, unit or apartment In a one or two storey block3768
Flat, unit or apartment In a three storey block1346
Nature of Property Occupancy
Fully Owned5081
Being Purchased6552
Rented9150
Other1020
Income ($/weekly)
Individual Income$533
Family Income$1,181
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/monthly)$1,280
Median Rent ($/weekly)$180

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The demographics information are compiled from a variety of sources including the Australian Bureau of Statistics (2006 Census). Copyright in ABS Data resides with Commonwealth of Australia. Used with permission.