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 is 8,883 and is comprised of 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the Currumbin Waters population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average.

76.7% of people living in Currumbin Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 5.3%, New Zealand 4.8%, Germany 0.7%, Scotland 0.6%, South Africa 0.5%.

91% of people speak English as their first language 0.5% German, 0.5% Japanese, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Italian.

The religious make up of Currumbin Waters is 24.4% Catholic, 23.9% Anglican, 21.6% No Religion, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

50.2% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 542 widowed people living in Currumbin Waters.

53.8% of the people living in Currumbin Waters are employed full time, 33% are working on a part time basis. Currumbin Waters has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people from Currumbin Waters are Technicians and Trades Workers 18.5%, Professionals 16%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.6%, Sales Workers 12%, Labourers 11.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.7%, Managers 9.5%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 5.7%.

The median individual income is $511.00 per week and the median household income is $1044.00 per week.

34.3% 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 rent in Currumbin Waters is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

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