Currumbin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Currumbin (4223) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 87 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Currumbin is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Currumbin was 2,785 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Currumbin is 41 years of age.

73.7% of people living in the suburb of Currumbin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 4.6% England, 1.2% South Africa, 1.0% United States of America, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Brazil, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% France, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Sweden.

88.4% of people living in Currumbin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Japanese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.4% French, 0.4% German, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Currumbin is 24.7% No religion, 24.2% Catholic, 20.3% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

42.8% of people are married, 35.1% have never married and 13.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 112 widowed people living in Currumbin.

53.1% of the people living in Currumbin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Currumbin has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Currumbin are 21.9% Professionals, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Managers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Currumbin work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Construction, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Manufacturing, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Wholesale trade.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $639 per week and the median household income is $1234 per week.

The median rent in Currumbin is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Currumbin postcode 4223

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