Ravenshoe Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ravenshoe (4888) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1342 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ravenshoe is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Ravenshoe was 1,442 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ravenshoe is 43 years of age.

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Ravenshoe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Switzerland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Inadequately described, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines.

92.4% of people living in Ravenshoe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Other, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Ravenshoe is 28.8% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 15.8% Anglican, 13.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

41.1% of people are married, 34.9% have never married and 13.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Ravenshoe.

50.2% of the people living in Ravenshoe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.8% are working on a part time basis. Ravenshoe has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Ravenshoe are 14.7% Managers, 14.3% Labourers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Professionals, 8.2% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ravenshoe work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.6% Education and training, 9.4% Construction, 8.4% Manufacturing, 8.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Mining, 6.4% Accommodation and food services.

45.5% of homes are fully owned, and 21.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $376 per week and the median household income is $661 per week.

The median rent in Ravenshoe is $168 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ravenshoe postcode 4888

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