Babinda Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Babinda (4861) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1341 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Babinda is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Babinda was 1,068 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Babinda is 43 years of age.

82.1% of people living in the suburb of Babinda were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 2.0% Italy, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Malta, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% India, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Scotland.

87.1% of people living in Babinda speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Maltese, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% German, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Other .

The religious makeup of Babinda is 31.1% Catholic, 16.5% Anglican, 16.3% No religion, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.1% Pentecostal, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

45.2% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 79 widowed people living in Babinda.

54.5% of the people living in Babinda over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Babinda has an unemployment rate of 10.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Babinda are 16.9% Labourers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Professionals, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Managers, 5.4% Sales workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Babinda work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Manufacturing, 10.2% Education and training, 9.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.7% Construction, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Wholesale trade.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $414 per week and the median household income is $718 per week.

The median rent in Babinda is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Babinda postcode 4861

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