Port Douglas Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Port Douglas (4877) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1448 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Port Douglas is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Douglas was 3,205 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Douglas is 38 years of age.

59.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Douglas were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 5.8% New Zealand, 1.3% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% India, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% France.

78.6% of people living in Port Douglas speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 0.9% German, 0.6% French, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Korean, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Port Douglas is 32.6% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 17.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 16.6% Anglican, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Lutheran, 0.8% Baptist.

36.2% of people are married, 45.3% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Port Douglas.

62.4% of the people living in Port Douglas over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Port Douglas has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Douglas are 18.4% Community & personal service workers, 15.7% Managers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Labourers, 13.1% Sales workers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Professionals, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Douglas work in are 38.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Administrative and support services, 4.2% Construction, 4.2% Health care and social assistance, 4.0% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 3.8% Manufacturing, 3.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

19.8% of homes are fully owned, and 23.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $663 per week and the median household income is $1068 per week.

The median rent in Port Douglas is $278 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Douglas postcode 4877

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