Margate Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Margate (4019) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 26 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Margate is in the federal electorate of Petrie.

In the 2011 census the population of Margate was 7,008 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Margate is 42 years of age.

71.9% of people living in the suburb of Margate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 5.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Samoa.

89.1% of people living in Margate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Samoan, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Margate is 24.2% No religion, 21.9% Catholic, 19.2% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Baptist, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.4% Buddhism.

40.7% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 14.2% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 447 widowed people living in Margate.

56.9% of the people living in Margate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Margate has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Margate are 16.8% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Labourers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.4% Managers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Margate work in are 15.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.4% Construction, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Education and training, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

25.9% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $491 per week and the median household income is $845 per week.

The median rent in Margate is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Margate postcode 4019

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