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Australia | Queensland | State Suburbs

Currumbin

Code SSC30460 (SSC)
People 2,785
Male 1,368
Female 1,417
Median age 41
Families 743
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 1,525
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,234
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $350
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Total 2,785 -- 4,332,739 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,368 49.1 2,148,221 49.6 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,417 50.9 2,184,518 50.4 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 44 1.6 155,825 3.6 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,785 people in Currumbin (State Suburbs) of these 49.1% were male and 50.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People
0-4 years 145 5.2 297,893 6.9 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 125 4.5 286,989 6.6 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 139 5.0 290,982 6.7 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 134 4.8 293,917 6.8 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 173 6.2 293,845 6.8 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 208 7.5 300,709 6.9 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 217 7.8 286,697 6.6 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 202 7.3 308,180 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 194 7.0 312,567 7.2 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 183 6.6 302,744 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 234 8.4 288,140 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 216 7.8 257,962 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 191 6.9 243,125 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 153 5.5 185,758 4.3 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 99 3.6 136,885 3.2 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 73 2.6 99,572 2.3 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 61 2.2 76,971 1.8 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 38 1.4 69,801 1.6 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 41 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Currumbin (State Suburbs) was 41 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,013 42.7 1,655,245 47.9 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 87 3.7 114,427 3.3 529,280 3.0
Divorced 327 13.8 314,681 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 112 4.7 173,469 5.0 949,634 5.5
Never married 835 35.2 1,199,054 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Currumbin (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 42.7% were married and 17.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Currumbin (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 895 42.8 1,487,139 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 259 12.4 342,988 11.2 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 938 44.8 1,239,440 40.4 6,413,399 41.3

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 42 -- 33 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Currumbin (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Pre-school 27 3.8 50,615 3.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 112 15.7 258,616 20.2 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 21 2.9 72,713 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 33 4.6 48,450 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 98 13.8 154,133 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 12 1.7 51,966 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 28 3.9 52,454 4.1 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 49 6.9 79,238 6.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 94 13.2 173,433 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 26 3.7 28,841 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 212 29.8 311,791 24.3 1,511,694 23.2
Total 712 -- 1,282,250 -- 6,503,580 --

In Currumbin (State Suburbs) 25.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 23.3% were in primary school, 19.3% in secondary school and 20.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Australia 2,050 73.7 3,192,114 73.7 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 599 23.4 1,057,879 26.3 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 266 10.4 282,588 7.0 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 153 6.0 210,570 5.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,545 60.3 2,471,958 61.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), 60.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 23.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 814 53.0 1,302,955 60.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 528 34.4 611,296 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 97 6.3 125,025 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 96 6.3 131,798 6.1 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,535 -- 2,171,074 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 1,535 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Currumbin (State Suburbs). Of these 53.0% were employed full time, 34.4% were employed part-time and 6.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 177 12.3 211,872 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 145 10.1 179,614 8.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 205 14.3 219,806 10.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 212 14.8 369,264 18.1 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 604 42.1 933,696 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Currumbin (State Suburbs), 12.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 43 -- 39 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Currumbin (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 43 years.

Occupation Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 639 -- 587 -- 577 --
Family 1,409 -- 1,453 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,234 -- 1,235 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Currumbin (State Suburbs) was $639.

Travel to work, top responses Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,732 73.0 2,474,102 71.6 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 615 25.9 986,298 28.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 241 10.2 353,373 10.2 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 431 18.2 645,543 18.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.9% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 605 25.5 772,078 22.3 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 674 28.4 915,272 26.5 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 251 10.6 425,045 12.3 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 201 8.5 361,710 10.5 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Currumbin (State Suburbs), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.5% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Couple family without children 349 46.9 453,102 39.5 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 248 33.3 491,200 42.8 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 131 17.6 184,547 16.1 901,637 15.9
Other family 16 2.2 19,330 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Currumbin (State Suburbs), 33.3% were couple families with children, 46.9% were couple families without children and 17.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.3 -- 17.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.7 -- 82.1 -- 82.4

In Currumbin (State Suburbs) 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Families without children 1,878 -- 2,011 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,193 -- 2,256 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,193 and those without children was $1,878.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 103 17.2 216,006 22.9 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 39 6.5 34,300 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 138 23.1 197,353 20.9 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 71 11.9 144,966 15.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 43 7.2 47,188 5.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 118 19.7 174,355 18.5 899,598 19.2
Other 36 6.0 58,603 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 8.4 71,530 7.6 314,529 6.7

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), of couple families, 17.2% had both partners employed full-time, 6.5% had both employed part-time and 23.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,141 80.5 1,547,303 89.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 277 19.5 177,911 10.3 934,470 10.7

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), 80.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 491 43.0 1,215,302 78.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 193 16.9 129,429 8.4 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 453 39.7 181,717 11.7 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 4 0.4 19,575 1.3 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Currumbin (State Suburbs), 43.0% were separate houses, 16.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 39.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.3 8,676 0.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 35 3.1 64,983 4.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 464 40.6 260,607 16.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 408 35.7 651,208 42.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 211 18.5 532,756 34.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.8 29,075 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 40.6% had 2 bedrooms and 35.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 345 30.2 448,615 29.0 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 351 30.8 533,870 34.5 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 419 36.7 513,413 33.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 5 0.4 14,306 0.9 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 21 1.8 37,100 2.4 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Currumbin (State Suburbs), 30.2% were owned outright, 30.8% were owned with a mortgage and 36.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Family households 732 64.0 1,120,828 72.4 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 323 28.3 353,509 22.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 88 7.7 72,967 4.7 321,007 4.1

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 28.3% were single person households and 7.7% were group households.

Household income Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 21.7 -- 22.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 8.9 -- 10.2 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), 21.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 8.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Median rent 350 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.1 -- 88.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.9 -- 11.9 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,850 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.5 -- 90.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.5 -- 9.7 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
None 59 5.2 110,842 7.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 456 40.0 547,575 35.4 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 448 39.3 575,735 37.2 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 152 13.3 267,081 17.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 26 2.3 46,071 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), 40.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 39.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 44 -- 155,825 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 25 56.8 76,744 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 19 43.2 79,081 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 18 -- 20 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Currumbin (State Suburbs), there were 44 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 25 (or 56.8%) were male and 19 (or 43.2%) were female. The median age was 18 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.4 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,066 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Currumbin % Queensland % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 220 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 9,999 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Currumbin (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $9,999.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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