Northgate Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Northgate (4013) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 9 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Northgate is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Northgate was 4,304 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

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

72.1% of people living in the suburb of Northgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% New Zealand, 3.1% India, 3.0% England, 1.1% China , 1.1% Philippines, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Japan, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Burma , 0.3% Bangladesh.

82.9% of people living in Northgate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 2.0% Punjabi, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Northgate is 27.5% Catholic, 23.6% No religion, 17.1% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Other Religious Groups, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Hinduism.

39.2% of people are married, 43.6% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 147 widowed people living in Northgate.

62.9% of the people living in Northgate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Northgate has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Northgate are 25.1% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 8.2% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Northgate work in are 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.7% Manufacturing, 8.2% Retail trade, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Education and training.

21.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $724 per week and the median household income is $1404 per week.

The median rent in Northgate is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Northgate postcode 4013

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