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A touristy town if there was one, Cairns is known for the sheer number of travelers that frequent its shores. The Great Barrier Reef and the World Heritage rainforests are just some of the things to cross off your bucket list. The quintessential holiday destination, Cairns energy and enthusiasm is bound to get everyone in the right spirits. Whether you’re traveling as a family, couple or just looking for a respite from your hectic life or if it’s plunging into the Great Barrier Reef or seeking shade sipping a cocktail, Cairns will make you never want to leave the place.

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Facts and Stats for Cairns*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cairns

    Know the pollution level of Cairns before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 19.32 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 32.5 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 32.5 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.19 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.9 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 19.32 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 20.24 (Low)
  • Cairns: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cairns for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cairns.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.54 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.96 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 40.18 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.68 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.86 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.93 (Moderate)
  • Living in Cairns - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Cairns is 190.5 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 50.65 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 89.82 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.79 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.83 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.84 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 68.87 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.08 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 122.74 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cairns

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cairns

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.59 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.19 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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