Curra Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Curra (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 160 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Curra is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Curra was 1,560 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Curra is 41 years of age.

78.4% of people living in the suburb of Curra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% New Zealand, 4.2% England, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% Guernsey, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% France, 0.2% Taiwan, 0.2% Croatia.

90.3% of people living in Curra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Curra is 24.5% No religion, 20.3% Anglican, 19.0% Catholic, 13.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

51.9% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Curra.

46.5% of the people living in Curra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Curra has an unemployment rate of 12.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Curra are 17.6% Labourers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.4% Professionals, 9.0% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Curra work in are 13.3% Manufacturing, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 11.0% Construction, 5.7% Education and training, 5.7% Other services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

35.0% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $365 per week and the median household income is $718 per week.

The median rent in Curra is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1376 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Curra postcode 4570

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