Nestled between two of Queensland’s most populated cities, Kooralbyn attracts growing numbers of tourists who are seeking a relaxing retreat in the beautiful Scenic Rim. While tourism is the most prominent economic indicator for the area, it also has thriving sectors that focus on primary production, freight and logistics.
Over 80 per cent of residents are working fulltime or part time, which is set to increase following the Scenic Rim Council’s tourism strategy that will see the value of tourism grow to $300 million by 2021. With tourism providing 10% of the region’s jobs already, there is no doubt communities like Kooralbyn will generate exceptional growth following the Council’s vision.
With the Mount Lindsay Highway running just past Kooralbyn, the area has a constant flow of visitors, ultimately driving its tourism, economy and real estate industry as more people seek their own slice of scenic paradise.
The population of Kooralbyn is 1,725 people. Males make up 49.9% of the population and females make up 50.1% of the population
The average age of people living in Kooralbyn is 46 years. Children aged 14 years and under make up 18.7% of the population with people aged 65 years and over making up 22.4% of the population
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The largest industry of employment in Kooralbyn is accommodation, followed by aged care residential services, secondary education and supermarket and grocery stores
In Kooralbyn , the most common method of transport to work is by car, as the driver or as a passenger at 75.2% of the employed population