Deeragun Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Deeragun (4818) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1120 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Deeragun is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Deeragun was 3,525 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Deeragun is 29 years of age.

85.5% of people living in the suburb of Deeragun were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% New Zealand, 1.7% England, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% Denmark, 0.1% Austria, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Vietnam, 0.1% Malaysia, 0.1% Uruguay.

91.0% of people living in Deeragun speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Deeragun is 27.8% Catholic, 23.0% No religion, 17.3% Anglican, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.6% Baptist, 0.9% Lutheran.

42.1% of people are married, 40.7% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Deeragun.

65.8% of the people living in Deeragun over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.3% are working on a part time basis. Deeragun has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Deeragun are 21.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Labourers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 8.5% Professionals, 6.3% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Deeragun work in are 12.0% Construction, 11.5% Retail trade, 11.2% Manufacturing, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Other services, 4.9% Education and training.

18.6% of homes are fully owned, and 48.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $644 per week and the median household income is $1361 per week.

The median rent in Deeragun is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1907 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Deeragun postcode 4818

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