Carruchan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Carruchan (4816) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1263 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Carruchan was 422 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carruchan is 44 years of age.

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Carruchan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% India, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.2% England, 1.0% Philippines, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Germany.

91.9% of people living in Carruchan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Punjabi, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Carruchan is 24.5% No religion, 16.6% Anglican, 15.4% Catholic, 10.9% Uniting Church, 8.1% Pentecostal, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.4% Lutheran.

50.3% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Carruchan.

52.9% of the people living in Carruchan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Carruchan has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Carruchan are 28.6% Labourers, 19.7% Managers, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Professionals, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.0% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carruchan work in are 34.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.5% Retail trade, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Construction, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services, 4.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

40.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $484 per week and the median household income is $884 per week.

The median rent in Carruchan is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carruchan postcode 4816

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