Kurwongbah Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kurwongbah (4503) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 28 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kurwongbah is in the federal electorate of Dickson.

In the 2011 census the population of Kurwongbah was 1,420 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kurwongbah is 38 years of age.

81.5% of people living in the suburb of Kurwongbah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Samoa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Singapore, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ethiopia, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Malaysia.

93.8% of people living in Kurwongbah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% French, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Persian, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Kurwongbah is 24.2% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 19.5% Anglican, 7.9% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Baptist, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

59.5% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Kurwongbah.

60.1% of the people living in Kurwongbah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.8% are working on a part time basis. Kurwongbah has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Kurwongbah are 21.4% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Professionals, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Sales workers, 7.2% Labourers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kurwongbah work in are 12.8% Construction, 12.6% Manufacturing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Education and training, 5.2% Other services, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 47.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $584 per week and the median household income is $1593 per week.

The median rent in Kurwongbah is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kurwongbah postcode 4503

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