Eagleby Suburb Profile

The People

In the 2016 Census, there were 13,326 people in Eagleby. Of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.4% of the population.

 

The median age of people in Eagleby was 37 years.

Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 21.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.2% of the population.

 

Of people in Eagleby aged 15 years and over, 40.0% were married and 16.6% were either divorced or separated.

 

In Eagleby, of people aged 15 years and over, 39.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.2% were in a de facto marriage.

 

In Eagleby 28.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.2% were in primary school, 18.8% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

 

Of people aged 15 and over in Eagleby, 16.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.2% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 7.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

 

The most common ancestries in Eagleby were English 28.8%, Australian 24.0%, Irish 6.6%, Scottish 6.4% and Maori 4.3%.

 

In Eagleby, 65.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 10.2%, England 4.5%, Philippines 1.2%, Turkey 0.6% and Brazil 0.5%.

 

In Eagleby, 47.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 33.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

 

In Eagleby, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 52.3%, New Zealand 12.0%, England 7.2%, Philippines 1.4% and Turkey 1.2%.

 

In Eagleby, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 54.3%, New Zealand 12.1%, England 6.6%, Philippines 1.9% and Turkey 1.2%.

 

The most common responses for religion in Eagleby were No Religion, so described 31.4%, Catholic 15.9%, Anglican 14.7%, Not stated 11.0% and Christian, nfd 4.1%. In Eagleby, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (59.3%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

 

In Eagleby 81.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Turkish 1.2%, Maori (New Zealand) 0.8%, Samoan 0.7%, Portuguese 0.7% and Filipino 0.5%.

 

There were 5,041 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Eagleby. Of these 52.3% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 13.8% were unemployed.


Of employed people in Eagleby, 10.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 36.0% worked 40 hours or more.

 

The most common occupations in Eagleby included Labourers 20.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.7%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 14.0%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.3%, Sales Workers 10.6%, Professionals 8.2% and Managers 6.5%.

 

Of the employed people in Eagleby, the most common responses for industry of employment included Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.9%, Aged Care Residential Services 2.9%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.8%, Road Freight Transport 2.6% and Takeaway Food Services 2.4%.

 

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Eagleby was $503.

 

In Eagleby, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 68.5%, Car, as passenger 7.5%, Worked at home 2.7%, Train 1.8% and Bus 1.5%. On the day, 5.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 77.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

 

In Eagleby, of people aged 15 years and over, 62.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census.

 

During the two weeks before the Census, 27.1% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

 

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Eagleby, 23.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.0% worked 30 hours or more.

 

Of the families in Eagleby, 31.5% were couple families with children, 38.2% were couple families without children and 28.2% were one parent families.

 

In Eagleby, 16.3% of single parents were male and 83.7% were female.

Property

In Eagleby, 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.


Of occupied private dwellings in Eagleby, 77.2% were separate houses, 16.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 6.3% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.


In Eagleby, of occupied private dwellings 2.4% had 1 bedroom, 18.7% had 2 bedrooms and 57.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.5 people.


Of occupied private dwellings in Eagleby, 27.1% were owned outright, 21.5% were owned with a mortgage and 47.5% were rented.


In Eagleby, of all households, 69.3% were family households, 26.8% were single person households and 3.9% were group households.


In Eagleby, 26.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 3.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.


In Eagleby, 45.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 11.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.


In Eagleby, 78.6% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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