Sandgate Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sandgate (4017) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 17 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sandgate is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandgate was 4,626 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandgate is 43 years of age.

77.8% of people living in the suburb of Sandgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Japan.

92.1% of people living in Sandgate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.5% German, 0.5% Japanese, 0.4% French, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Sandgate is 29.7% Catholic, 21.9% No religion, 17.7% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 0.9% Pentecostal.

44.2% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 414 widowed people living in Sandgate.

58.4% of the people living in Sandgate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Sandgate has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandgate are 24.8% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Managers, 12.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.4% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandgate work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Public administration and safety, 8.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.9% Education and training, 8.8% Construction, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

27.2% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1195 per week.

The median rent in Sandgate is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandgate postcode 4017

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