2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Kuranda

Code SSC30911 (SSC)
People 2,966
Male 1,480
Female 1,486
Median age 41
Families 778
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,229
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $981
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,625
Median weekly rent $200
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,966 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,480 49.9 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,486 50.1 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 569 19.2 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,966 people in Kuranda (State Suburbs) of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 19.2% of the population.

Age Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 209 7.0 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 220 7.4 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 187 6.3 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 168 5.7 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 103 3.5 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 131 4.4 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 158 5.3 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 220 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 198 6.7 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 251 8.5 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 256 8.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 269 9.1 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 210 7.1 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 189 6.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 96 3.2 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 55 1.9 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 30 1.0 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 18 0.6 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kuranda (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 900 38.3 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 84 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 312 13.3 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 99 4.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 953 40.6 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kuranda (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.3% were married and 16.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 33 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kuranda (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 33 years.

Social marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 767 37.5 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 382 18.7 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 899 43.9 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 18.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 43 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 45 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kuranda (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 43 years.

Education Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 38 4.5 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 174 20.5 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 2.7 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 49 5.8 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 126 14.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 29 3.4 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 10 1.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 36 4.2 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 78 9.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 27 3.2 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 260 30.6 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 850 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kuranda (State Suburbs) 28.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 28.9% were in primary school, 19.4% in secondary school and 13.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,135 72.0 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 721 26.5 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 228 8.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 134 4.9 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,640 60.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), 60.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 685 50.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 457 33.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 81 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 144 10.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,367 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,367 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kuranda (State Suburbs). Of these 50.1% were employed full time, 33.4% were employed part-time and 10.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 173 14.2 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 112 9.2 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 172 14.1 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 208 17.0 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 479 39.2 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kuranda (State Suburbs), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kuranda (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 48 years.

Occupation Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 465 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,140 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 981 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kuranda (State Suburbs) was $465.

Travel to work, top responses Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,776 75.5 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 728 31.0 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 264 11.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 571 24.3 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 75.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.0% provided care for children and 11.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 430 18.3 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 709 30.1 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 361 15.3 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 276 11.7 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kuranda (State Suburbs), 30.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 346 44.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 270 34.7 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 152 19.5 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 10 1.3 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kuranda (State Suburbs), 34.7% were couple families with children, 44.5% were couple families without children and 19.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Kuranda (State Suburbs) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,802 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,062 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,062 and those without children was $1,802.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 109 17.8 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 44 7.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 94 15.4 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 79 12.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 51 8.3 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 122 19.9 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 36 5.9 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 77 12.6 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.8% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 15.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,039 91.1 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 102 8.9 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), 91.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 919 88.5 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 62 6.0 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 1.5 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 39 3.8 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kuranda (State Suburbs), 88.5% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.5% were flats, units or apartments and 3.8% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 19 1.8 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 102 9.8 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 226 21.8 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 457 44.0 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 224 21.6 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 11 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.8% had 1 bedroom, 21.8% had 2 bedrooms and 44.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 370 35.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 373 35.9 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 270 26.0 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.9 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 1.5 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kuranda (State Suburbs), 35.6% were owned outright, 35.9% were owned with a mortgage and 26.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 737 71.1 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 253 24.4 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 47 4.5 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), of all households, 71.1% were family households, 24.4% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 28.9 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 4.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), 28.9% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 4.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.5 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,625 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.6 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.4 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
None 58 5.6 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 386 37.1 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 404 38.8 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 161 15.5 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 31 3.0 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), 37.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 569 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 292 51.3 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 277 48.7 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kuranda (State Suburbs), there were 569 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 292 (or 51.3%) were male and 277 (or 48.7%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.2 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.8 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 961 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.2, with 1.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $961.

Mortgage and rent Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 160 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 548 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kuranda (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $160 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $548.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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