Deception Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Deception Bay (4508) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 30 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Deception Bay is in the federal electorate of Petrie.

In the 2011 census the population of Deception Bay was 19,672 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Deception Bay is 34 years of age.

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Deception Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% New Zealand, 4.2% England, 1.0% Samoa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Italy.

86.3% of people living in Deception Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Samoan, 1.2% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% German, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Deception Bay is 23.8% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 19.3% Anglican, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.4% Lutheran.

42.6% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 801 widowed people living in Deception Bay.

56.1% of the people living in Deception Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Deception Bay has an unemployment rate of 9.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Deception Bay are 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Labourers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Professionals, 7.1% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Deception Bay work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Manufacturing, 12.5% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Education and training, 4.6% Other services.

22.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $487 per week and the median household income is $960 per week.

The median rent in Deception Bay is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Deception Bay postcode 4508

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