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The population development of Cairns as well as related information and services (weather, Wikipedia, Google, images).

Name Population
Census
2001-08-07
Population
Census
2006-08-08
Population
Census
2011-08-09
Population
Census
2016-08-09
 
Cairns (incl. Northern Beaches)108,350116,917133,891144,733

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Different methods of counting and boundaries changes impair the comparability between different censuses.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2016)
Males71,171
Females73,561
Age Groups (C 2016)
0-14 years29,506
15-64 years97,232
65+ years17,984
Age Distribution (C 2016)
0-9 years19,770
10-19 years18,775
20-29 years18,356
30-39 years20,523
40-49 years21,739
50-59 years19,561
60-69 years14,842
70-79 years7,530
80+ years3,626
Religion (C 2016)
Christian73,667
Muslim536
Buddhist2,662
Hindu1,254
Jew155
Other religion / belief1,534
Secular / no religion47,222
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia98,318
New Zealand4,550
United Kingdom6,865
Chinese Asia1,307
South Asia2,444
South-East Asia3,853
Other country13,333
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia116,305
Other nationality14,527
Language (C 2016)
English111,260
Indigenous language1,177
Other language19,074
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous12,880
Non-Indigenous119,085

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