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Contents: Statistical Areas of Significant Urban Area

The population of the statistical areas (level 2) in Cairns agglomeration according to official estimates.

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NameStatusPopulation
Estimate
1991-06-30
Population
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1996-06-30
Population
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2001-06-30
Population
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2006-06-30
Population
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2011-06-30
Population
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2016-06-30
Population
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2020-06-30
Bentley ParkStatistical Area8803,9614,7285,6247,6718,2708,758
BrinsmeadStatistical Area2,7443,4934,1935,2045,4475,5475,685
Cairns CityStatistical Area8,2368,2026,8898,50410,43011,90612,273
Clifton Beach - Kewarra BeachStatistical Area4,1135,5756,5198,28910,30511,20911,642
Earlville - Bayview HeightsStatistical Area7,9878,0277,9858,3768,3378,4718,246
EdmontonStatistical Area3,2135,0976,5028,26610,26611,02011,295
Freshwater - StratfordStatistical Area3,0683,4213,3653,6723,8233,7153,765
Kanimbla - MoorooboolStatistical Area5,4647,3957,5928,8459,54210,14710,689
ManooraStatistical Area4,9735,4945,4685,8305,9666,2206,442
ManundaStatistical Area4,5204,7764,8965,2605,1905,5495,539
Mount SheridanStatistical Area1943,2585,4197,3468,2588,4758,884
RedlynchStatistical Area3,0655,7156,8109,43511,91513,17113,966
Trinity Beach - SmithfieldStatistical Area5,7817,5957,5938,24011,27914,34216,493
Westcourt - BungalowStatistical Area6,0325,9165,4755,7036,5766,5476,452
White RockStatistical Area3,0643,4393,6153,9864,6614,8805,068
Whitfield - Edge HillStatistical Area8,4028,3228,0838,3828,3668,4628,666
WoreeStatistical Area4,4284,4274,2804,2255,0034,9384,937
Yorkeys Knob - Machans BeachStatistical Area5,6566,1695,9616,0896,1776,3136,540
CairnsSignificant Urban Area81,820100,282105,373121,276139,212149,182155,340

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: All areas according to the definition of 2016. Population estimates for 2020 are preliminary.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (E 2019)
Males75,679
Females78,272
Age Groups (E 2019)
0-14 years31,063
15-64 years102,297
65+ years20,591
Age Distribution (E 2019)
0-9 years20,222
10-19 years20,706
20-29 years19,342
30-39 years22,029
40-49 years22,160
50-59 years20,244
60-69 years15,912
70-79 years9,305
80+ years4,031
Religion (C 2016)
Christian73,692
Muslim532
Buddhist2,655
Hindu1,260
Jew167
Other religion / belief1,516
Secular / no religion47,233
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia98,358
New Zealand4,549
United Kingdom6,853
Chinese Asia1,312
South Asia2,440
South-East Asia3,852
Other country13,321
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia116,323
Other nationality14,535
Language (C 2016)
English111,296
Indigenous language1,163
Other language19,094
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous12,880
Non-Indigenous119,122