North Lakes Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

North Lakes (4509) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 26 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. North Lakes is in the federal electorate of Petrie.

In the 2011 census the population of North Lakes was 15,046 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

62.9% of people living in the suburb of North Lakes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 8.7% New Zealand, 3.9% South Africa, 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Fiji, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Wales.

86.6% of people living in North Lakes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Other, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of North Lakes is 24.2% No religion, 23.4% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.6% Hinduism.

59.0% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 375 widowed people living in North Lakes.

64.5% of the people living in North Lakes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. North Lakes has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in North Lakes are 21.3% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Lakes work in are 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.7% Construction, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Education and training, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

14.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $772 per week and the median household income is $1769 per week.

The median rent in North Lakes is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Lakes postcode 4509

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