Dalby Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Dalby (4405) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 177 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Dalby is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Dalby was 12,299 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dalby is 34 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Dalby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% England, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% South Africa, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% India, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Scotland, 0.1% China , 0.1% Canada, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Netherlands.

87.9% of people living in Dalby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Filipino , 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% German, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Dalby is 25.2% Catholic, 21.7% Anglican, 12.6% No religion, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.2% Lutheran, 3.8% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal.

51.7% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 498 widowed people living in Dalby.

63.5% of the people living in Dalby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Dalby has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dalby are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Professionals, 12.2% Labourers, 11.4% Managers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dalby work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 10.0% Manufacturing, 9.6% Construction, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Education and training, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.0% Other services.

29.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1247 per week.

The median rent in Dalby is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dalby postcode 4405

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