Lakeland Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lakeland (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1541 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lakeland is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakeland was 227 and is comprised of approximately 40.1% females and 59.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lakeland is 37 years of age.

46.9% of people living in the suburb of Lakeland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% Brazil, 5.3% Ukraine, 4.4% Taiwan, 4.4% India, 4.4% Switzerland, 2.2% Germany, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Wales, 1.8% Philippines, 1.3% England.

54.4% of people living in Lakeland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.9% Portuguese, 6.6% Other, 5.7% German, 2.6% Other, 2.6% Japanese, 2.2% Mandarin, 1.3% Russian.

The religious makeup of Lakeland is 27.9% Catholic, 19.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.3% No religion, 15.3% Anglican, 4.8% Eastern Orthodox, 3.5% Lutheran, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Hinduism.

39.2% of people are married, 46.2% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Lakeland.

89.6% of the people living in Lakeland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 8.1% are working on a part time basis. Lakeland has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Lakeland are 37.6% Labourers, 25.6% Managers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.5% Professionals, 4.5% Technicians & trades workers, 2.3% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lakeland work in are 58.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Mining, 6.7% Construction, 4.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.0% Education and training, 2.2% Arts and recreation services, 2.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.9% of homes are fully owned, and 14.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $514 per week and the median household income is $768 per week.

The median rent in Lakeland is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $355 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lakeland postcode 4871

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