Murrigal Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Murrigal (4854) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1275 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Murrigal is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2006 Census the population of Murrigal is 308 and is comprised of 51.8% males and 48.2% females.

The median/average age of the Murrigal population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Murrigal is 90.2% Australia, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% England, 1.3% Malta, 1% Philippines, 1% India.

89.3% of people speak English as their first language, 1.6% speak Girramay, 1.6% speak Punjabi, 1.3% speak Kalaw Kawaw Ya/Kalaw Lagaw Ya, 1% speak Kanai, 1% speak Maltese.

The religious make up of Murrigal is 32.9% Catholic, 17.6% No Religion, 14.3% Anglican, 10.4% Uniting Church, 3.9% Pentecostal.

60.7% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 10.5% are separated or divorced. There are 6 widowed people living in Murrigal.

65.9% of the people living in Murrigal are employed full time, while 23.1% are employed on a part time basis. Murrigal has a below average unemployment rate of 2.9% and 51 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $407.00 per week and the average household income is $880.00 per week.

The average rent in Murrigal is $0 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1200 per month. 33.6% are fully owned, and 44% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.6% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murrigal postcode 4854

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