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Kuranda

Code UCL315052 (UCL)
People 2,159
Male 1,065
Female 1,094
Median age 44
Families 593
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 966
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $961
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,517
Median weekly rent $211
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,159 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,065 49.3 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,094 50.7 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 290 13.4 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,159 people in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 49.3% were male and 50.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 13.4% of the population.

Age Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 143 6.6 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 136 6.3 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 125 5.8 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 115 5.3 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 65 3.0 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 102 4.7 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 118 5.5 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 159 7.4 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 139 6.4 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 189 8.8 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 186 8.6 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 201 9.3 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 167 7.7 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 159 7.4 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 82 3.8 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 35 1.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.9 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 19 0.9 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 711 40.5 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 64 3.6 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 253 14.4 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 4.2 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 652 37.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 40.5% were married and 18.0% 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 66 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 34 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 34 years.

Social marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 621 40.2 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 267 17.3 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 655 42.4 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 55 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 44 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 31 5.2 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 107 17.9 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 17 2.8 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 34 5.7 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 90 15.1 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 2.8 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 7 1.2 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 5.4 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 61 10.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 21 3.5 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 180 30.2 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 597 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) 27.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 15.4% 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 1,513 70.0 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 578 29.0 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 169 8.5 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 106 5.3 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,139 57.2 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 57.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 29.0% 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 536 51.1 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 362 34.5 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 62 5.9 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 89 8.5 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,049 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,049 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 51.1% were employed full time, 34.5% were employed part-time and 8.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 134 14.0 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 91 9.5 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 129 13.5 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 166 17.4 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 372 38.9 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 48 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 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 497 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,181 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 961 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) was $497.

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) 1,311 74.7 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 501 28.6 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 197 11.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 424 24.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 28.6% 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, 24.2% 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 300 17.1 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 538 30.7 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 261 14.9 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 209 11.9 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 30.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.9% 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 275 46.5 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 199 33.6 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 113 19.1 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 5 0.8 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 33.6% were couple families with children, 46.5% were couple families without children and 19.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.0 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 85.0 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities) 15.0% of single parents were male and 85.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,859 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,011 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,011 and those without children was $1,859.

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 85 18.0 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 34 7.2 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 75 15.9 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 66 14.0 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 8.7 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 87 18.4 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 27 5.7 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 58 12.3 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 18.0% had both partners employed full-time, 7.2% had both employed part-time and 15.9% 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 819 90.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 86 9.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 90.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 706 86.3 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 61 7.5 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 16 2.0 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 32 3.9 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 86.3% were separate houses, 7.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.0% were flats, units or apartments and 3.9% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 12 1.5 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 78 9.6 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 171 21.0 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 364 44.6 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 182 22.3 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 9 1.1 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 9.6% had 1 bedroom, 21.0% had 2 bedrooms and 44.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 283 34.6 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 306 37.5 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 210 25.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 15 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 34.6% were owned outright, 37.5% were owned with a mortgage and 25.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 570 69.7 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 209 25.6 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 39 4.8 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 69.7% were family households, 25.6% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.4 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.7 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 29.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 5.7% 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 211 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 1,517 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 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 42 5.1 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 308 37.7 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 325 39.7 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 116 14.2 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 27 3.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 14.2% 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 290 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 153 52.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 137 47.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 290 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 153 (or 52.8%) were male and 137 (or 47.2%) were female. The median age was 21 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 4.1 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.4 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 825 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.1, with 1.4 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $825.

Mortgage and rent Kuranda % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 548 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Kuranda (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 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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