Kowanyama Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kowanyama (4892) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1769 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kowanyama is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Kowanyama was 1,031 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kowanyama is 28 years of age.

100.0% of people living in the suburb of Kowanyama were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

89.3% of people living in Kowanyama speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 2.2% Other, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Kowanyama is 88.9% Anglican, 4.8% No religion, 1.8% Catholic, 0.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 0.6% Other Protestant, 0.6% Lutheran, 0.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.3% Buddhism, 0.3% Christian, nfd.

9.7% of people are married, 83.0% have never married and 2.4% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Kowanyama.

55.9% of the people living in Kowanyama over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Kowanyama has an unemployment rate of 12.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Kowanyama are 28.5% Labourers, 16.3% Community & personal service workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Professionals, 10.2% Managers, 6.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Kowanyama work in are 61.1% Public administration and safety, 12.5% Education and training, 8.4% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Other services, 4.1% Administrative and support services, 3.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2.0% Accommodation and food services, 2.0% Retail trade, 1.0% Inadequately described/Not stated.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 100.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $286 per week and the median household income is $1077 per week.

The median rent in Kowanyama is $45 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kowanyama postcode 4892

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