Currumbin Waters Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Currumbin Waters (4223) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 86 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Currumbin Waters is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Currumbin Waters was 8,883 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Currumbin Waters is 42 years of age.

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Currumbin Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 4.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Japan, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Italy.

91.0% of people living in Currumbin Waters speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Japanese, 0.5% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Serbian, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Currumbin Waters is 24.4% Catholic, 23.9% Anglican, 21.6% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Buddhism, 1.1% Lutheran.

50.2% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 541 widowed people living in Currumbin Waters.

53.8% of the people living in Currumbin Waters over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Currumbin Waters has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Currumbin Waters are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.5% Labourers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Managers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Currumbin Waters work in are 13.9% Construction, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Manufacturing, 8.2% Education and training, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Other services.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $511 per week and the median household income is $1044 per week.

The median rent in Currumbin Waters is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Currumbin Waters postcode 4223

  • Qpzm LocalStats Queensland Suburb of the Day: Gordonbrook 4610 -> Western -> Queensland