Goondi Bend Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Goondi Bend (4860) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1320 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Goondi Bend is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Goondi Bend was 515 and is comprised of approximately 46.8% females and 53.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Goondi Bend is 37 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Goondi Bend were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% Italy, 2.3% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% India.

87.4% of people living in Goondi Bend speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.2% Italian, 0.6% Thai, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Greek.

The religious makeup of Goondi Bend is 30.2% Catholic, 20.5% Anglican, 13.8% No religion, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Buddhism.

43.0% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Goondi Bend.

55.0% of the people living in Goondi Bend 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. Goondi Bend has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Goondi Bend are 24.4% Labourers, 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Professionals, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.3% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Goondi Bend work in are 16.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 10.1% Construction, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.3% Other services, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $511 per week and the median household income is $1004 per week.

The median rent in Goondi Bend is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1313 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Goondi Bend postcode 4860

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