Arriga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Arriga (4880) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1398 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Arriga was 702 and is comprised of approximately 8.8% females and 91.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Arriga is 30 years of age.

92.0% of people living in the suburb of Arriga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% New Zealand, 1.3% England, 1.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% United States of America.

78.7% of people living in Arriga speak Language spoken at home not stated. The other top languages spoken are 19.4% English only, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Arriga is 80.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Catholic, 3.7% Anglican, 3.4% No religion, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Uniting Church, 0.6% Latter-day Saints, 0.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.4% Other Religious Groups.

36.2% of people are married, 52.9% have never married and 4.2% are divorced and 5.9% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Arriga.

71.1% of the people living in Arriga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 12.2% are working on a part time basis. Arriga has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Arriga are 33.0% Managers, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.2% Professionals, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.4% Sales workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.4% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Arriga work in are 25.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 20.2% Construction, 11.9% Manufacturing, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.8% Mining.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $1025 per week.

The median rent in Arriga is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $330 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Arriga postcode 4880

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