Moresby Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Moresby (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1308 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Moresby is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Moresby was 390 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moresby is 45 years of age.

85.8% of people living in the suburb of Moresby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% Italy, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% England, 1.3% India.

85.6% of people living in Moresby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Italian, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Punjabi, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Filipino , 0.8% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Moresby is 50.6% Catholic, 14.4% No religion, 11.8% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

58.1% of people are married, 24.5% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 1.0% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Moresby.

62.3% of the people living in Moresby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Moresby has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Moresby are 25.8% Managers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 7.5% Professionals, 4.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.3% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Moresby work in are 23.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.6% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 8.7% Construction, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Education and training, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $557 per week and the median household income is $993 per week.

The median rent in Moresby is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moresby postcode 4871

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