Dakabin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Dakabin (4503) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 27 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Dakabin is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Dakabin was 1,447 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dakabin is 33 years of age.

78.5% of people living in the suburb of Dakabin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 1.5% South Africa, 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United Arab Emirates, 0.3% Russian Federation, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Thailand.

92.9% of people living in Dakabin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Sinhalese, 0.5% Samoan, 0.4% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Russian.

The religious makeup of Dakabin is 21.5% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 19.5% Anglican, 6.9% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Baptist, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Lutheran.

54.0% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Dakabin.

61.1% of the people living in Dakabin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Dakabin has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Dakabin are 21.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Professionals, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Labourers, 8.4% Managers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dakabin work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 11.1% Construction, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Education and training, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Other services.

22.1% of homes are fully owned, and 52.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $665 per week and the median household income is $1627 per week.

The median rent in Dakabin is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dakabin postcode 4503

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