Pormpuraaw Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Pormpuraaw (4892) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1818 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Pormpuraaw is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Pormpuraaw was 662 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pormpuraaw is 33 years of age.

99.4% of people living in the suburb of Pormpuraaw were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

66.7% of people living in Pormpuraaw speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 27.3% English only, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Pormpuraaw is 68.5% Anglican, 10.4% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Catholic, 1.4% Uniting Church, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.5% Buddhism, 0.5% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions.

16.6% of people are married, 72.1% have never married and 4.0% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Pormpuraaw.

43.3% of the people living in Pormpuraaw over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Pormpuraaw has an unemployment rate of 18.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Pormpuraaw are 22.7% Labourers, 18.5% Community & personal service workers, 14.7% Professionals, 10.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Pormpuraaw work in are 40.3% Public administration and safety, 18.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Other services, 6.7% Education and training, 4.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.2% Administrative and support services, 3.8% Arts and recreation services, 3.8% Accommodation and food services, 2.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

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 $318 per week and the median household income is $1049 per week.

The median rent in Pormpuraaw is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pormpuraaw postcode 4892

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