Murrumba Downs Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Murrumba Downs (4503) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 23 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Murrumba Downs is in the federal electorate of Dickson.

In the 2011 census the population of Murrumba Downs was 9,393 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murrumba Downs is 35 years of age.

76.2% of people living in the suburb of Murrumba Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% New Zealand, 4.9% England, 1.1% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% China , 0.2% Germany.

89.5% of people living in Murrumba Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.0% Hindi, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Murrumba Downs is 23.8% Catholic, 20.0% Anglican, 19.4% No religion, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Baptist, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.0% Pentecostal.

56.9% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 339 widowed people living in Murrumba Downs.

63.6% of the people living in Murrumba Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.6% are working on a part time basis. Murrumba Downs has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Murrumba Downs are 18.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.5% Professionals, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Managers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murrumba Downs work in are 12.6% Retail trade, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Manufacturing, 8.1% Construction, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Education and training, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

23.3% of homes are fully owned, and 46.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $695 per week and the median household income is $1595 per week.

The median rent in Murrumba Downs is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murrumba Downs postcode 4503

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