Malanda Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Malanda (4885) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1359 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Malanda is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Malanda was 2,052 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Malanda is 47 years of age.

81.5% of people living in the suburb of Malanda were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.6% Germany, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Switzerland.

91.5% of people living in Malanda speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% German, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Other, 0.3% Polish, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% French.

The religious makeup of Malanda is 25.5% No religion, 18.9% Anglican, 18.9% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.0% Baptist, 1.6% Seventh-day Adventist.

49.6% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 147 widowed people living in Malanda.

50.4% of the people living in Malanda over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.0% are working on a part time basis. Malanda has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Malanda are 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 14.7% Labourers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.2% Managers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Sales workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Malanda work in are 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Retail trade, 9.2% Education and training, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.6% Construction, 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $409 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Malanda is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Malanda postcode 4885

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