Morayfield Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Morayfield (4506) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 40 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Morayfield is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Morayfield was 19,346 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Morayfield is 31 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Morayfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% New Zealand, 3.9% England, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Samoa, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada.

90.6% of people living in Morayfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.5% Samoan, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Morayfield is 27.0% No religion, 19.8% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.2% Pentecostal.

45.9% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 536 widowed people living in Morayfield.

57.9% of the people living in Morayfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Morayfield has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Morayfield are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Labourers, 11.8% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Professionals, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Morayfield work in are 14.1% Retail trade, 11.3% Construction, 11.3% Manufacturing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

21.4% of homes are fully owned, and 36.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $547 per week and the median household income is $1193 per week.

The median rent in Morayfield is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1742 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Morayfield postcode 4506

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