Yarrabah Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Yarrabah (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1376 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Yarrabah is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Yarrabah was 2,409 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yarrabah is 22 years of age.

99.5% of people living in the suburb of Yarrabah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

81.8% of people living in Yarrabah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.8% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.2% Other, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Yarrabah is 78.7% Anglican, 8.0% No religion, 4.9% Pentecostal, 2.1% Catholic, 2.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.5% Lutheran, 0.4% Uniting Church, 0.4% Other religious affiliation .

16.7% of people are married, 76.2% have never married and 1.3% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Yarrabah.

23.1% of the people living in Yarrabah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 11.6% are working on a part time basis. Yarrabah has an unemployment rate of 61.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Yarrabah are 27.4% Community & personal service workers, 19.9% Professionals, 17.9% Labourers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 5.9% Managers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Yarrabah work in are 34.8% Public administration and safety, 20.0% Health care and social assistance, 17.1% Education and training, 8.4% Other services, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 3.9% Mining, 2.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.9% Inadequately described/Not stated, 1.9% Arts and recreation services.

8.5% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 87.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $274 per week and the median household income is $1007 per week.

The median rent in Yarrabah is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yarrabah postcode 4871

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