Kurri Kurri Tourism

Attractions in Kurri Kurri

Kurri Kurri is a small town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Cessnock LGA. At the 2011 census its population was 5,772. Kurri Kurri is the largest town in a group of towns and hamlets, including Stanford Merthyr, Pelaw Main, Weston and Abermain, for which the ABS publishes population estimates. The estimated population of Kurri Kurri - Weston was 17,241 as at June 2014. Kurri Kurri's name comes from the local Awabakal language where it has a meaning similar to "the beginning" or "the first". The town's economy today is largely based on the surrounding wineries now that the aluminium smelter closed in 2012.


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Facts and Stats for Kurri Kurri*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kurri Kurri

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

    • Air Pollution 22.62 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 36.76 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 29.41 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.88 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.44 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.79 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.63 (Very Low)
  • Kurri Kurri: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.17 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 41.25 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 16.3 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 35.23 (Low)
    • Attacks 36.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 60.87 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.04 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.25 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 53.95 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kurri Kurri - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kurri Kurri is 209.78 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 63.83 (High)
    • Climate Index 96.66 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.05 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.67 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.02 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.19 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.08 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 154.54 (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 Kurri Kurri

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.12 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 48.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.78 USD

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