Karragarra Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Karragarra Island (4184) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 39 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Karragarra Island is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Karragarra Island was 160 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karragarra Island is 61 years of age.

66.9% of people living in the suburb of Karragarra Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 5.6% New Zealand, 3.8% Scotland, 3.1% Poland, 3.1% Vietnam, 2.5% South Africa.

86.5% of people living in Karragarra Island speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Croatian, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Karragarra Island is 24.4% Anglican, 22.5% No religion, 14.4% Catholic, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Buddhism, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 2.5% Pentecostal, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

51.0% of people are married, 19.6% have never married and 21.6% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Karragarra Island.

46.7% of the people living in Karragarra Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.3% are working on a part time basis. Karragarra Island has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Karragarra Island are 36.8% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Technicians & trades workers, 5.3% Managers, 5.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 5.3% Labourers.

The main industries people from Karragarra Island work in are 20.0% Health care and social assistance, 15.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 10.0% Education and training, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Manufacturing, 5.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

48.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $376 per week and the median household income is $749 per week.

The median rent in Karragarra Island is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karragarra Island postcode 4184

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