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At June 2016, the median weekly rental for houses in Cairns was $15 higher compared to Queensland.

This indicator shows the weekly rental of houses and units in Cairns and wider region during the period 2011-2016. Housing weekly rentals are an indicator of the level of demand for housing in the area, as well as the type of housing available. Housing demand may be related to the desirability of the area and proximity to major employment destinations.

Rental of houses
Rental of houses Queensland: $370 Queensland: $380 Queensland: $390 Queensland: $385 Queensland: $380 Queensland: $375 Queensland: $385 Regional QLD: $375 Regional QLD: $390 Regional QLD: $390 Regional QLD: $370 Regional QLD: $350 Regional QLD: $330 Regional QLD: $350 Cairns: $345 Cairns: $370 Cairns: $390 Cairns: $400 Cairns: $400 Cairns: $410 Cairns: $410
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Automated Valuation System
Rental of units
Rental of units Queensland: $320 Queensland: $330 Queensland: $335 Queensland: $335 Queensland: $340 Queensland: $340 Queensland: $345 Regional QLD: $300 Regional QLD: $310 Regional QLD: $310 Regional QLD: $300 Regional QLD: $300 Regional QLD: $295 Regional QLD: $300 Cairns: $240 Cairns: $250 Cairns: $260 Cairns: $270 Cairns: $280 Cairns: $285 Cairns: $280
Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Automated Valuation System
Median weekly rental
HousesUnits
Year (at June)CairnsRegional QLDQueenslandCairnsRegional QLDQueensland
2017$410$350$385$280$300$345
2016$410$330$375$285$295$340
2015$400$350$380$280$300$340
2014$400$370$385$270$300$335
2013$390$390$390$260$310$335
2012$370$390$380$250$310$330
2011$345$375$370$240$300$320

Source: Hometrack 2011-2016, Automated Valuation System.

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