The size of Dakabin is approximately 5.7 square kilometres. It has 11 parks covering nearly 4.5% of total area. The population of Dakabin in 2011 was 1,447 people. By 2016 the population was 3,535 showing a population growth of 144.3% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Dakabin is 20-29 years. Households in Dakabin are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1800 – $2399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Dakabin work in a clerical occupation. In 2011, 74.8% of the homes in Dakabin were owner-occupied compared with 49.2% in 2016.