Chillagoe Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Chillagoe (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1441 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Chillagoe is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Chillagoe was 192 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chillagoe is 38 years of age.

88.8% of people living in the suburb of Chillagoe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% New Zealand.

94.7% of people living in Chillagoe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Chillagoe is 28.3% Anglican, 24.6% Catholic, 21.5% No religion, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Seventh-day Adventist.

35.8% of people are married, 45.3% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 6.8% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Chillagoe.

50.6% of the people living in Chillagoe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.0% are working on a part time basis. Chillagoe has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Chillagoe are 28.6% Labourers, 16.7% Managers, 15.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Professionals, 7.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 7.1% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Chillagoe work in are 19.5% Mining, 15.9% Accommodation and food services, 12.2% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 9.8% Administrative and support services, 4.9% Arts and recreation services, 4.9% Education and training, 4.9% Health care and social assistance.

42.5% of homes are fully owned, and 11.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $417 per week and the median household income is $700 per week.

The median rent in Chillagoe is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $888 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chillagoe postcode 4871

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