Macleay Island Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Macleay Island (4184) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 38 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Macleay Island is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Macleay Island was 2,572 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Macleay Island is 52 years of age.

68.2% of people living in the suburb of Macleay Island were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 6.7% New Zealand, 1.3% Germany, 1.2% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Trinidad and Tobago, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% France, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Turkey, 0.2% United States of America.

88.0% of people living in Macleay Island speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 1.0% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Macleay Island is 29.4% No religion, 20.9% Anglican, 15.4% Catholic, 13.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.1% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

45.7% of people are married, 23.4% have never married and 18.9% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 137 widowed people living in Macleay Island.

39.4% of the people living in Macleay Island over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.5% are working on a part time basis. Macleay Island has an unemployment rate of 15.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Macleay Island are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Professionals, 14.2% Labourers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Managers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Macleay Island work in are 15.0% Retail trade, 12.4% Construction, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Accommodation and food services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 28.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $343 per week and the median household income is $573 per week.

The median rent in Macleay Island is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Macleay Island postcode 4184

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