Clifton Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Clifton Beach (4879) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1410 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Clifton Beach is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Clifton Beach was 2,980 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Clifton Beach is 41 years of age.

65.4% of people living in the suburb of Clifton Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 2.0% Germany, 1.4% United States of America, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Canada, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Japan, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Hungary, 0.4% France, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Switzerland.

86.3% of people living in Clifton Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% German, 1.5% Other, 0.8% Japanese, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Clifton Beach is 30.4% No religion, 21.0% Catholic, 19.5% Anglican, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist.

52.3% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Clifton Beach.

57.5% of the people living in Clifton Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Clifton Beach has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Clifton Beach are 22.7% Professionals, 13.5% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 7.7% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Clifton Beach work in are 12.7% Retail trade, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 9.6% Education and training, 9.2% Construction, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Manufacturing.

27.1% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $665 per week and the median household income is $1284 per week.

The median rent in Clifton Beach is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Clifton Beach postcode 4879

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