Wakerley Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wakerley (4154) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 14 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wakerley is in the federal electorate of Bonner.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakerley was 7,804 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wakerley is 33 years of age.

68.6% of people living in the suburb of Wakerley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 6.3% New Zealand, 4.0% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Iran, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% China .

85.8% of people living in Wakerley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Other, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Wakerley is 26.0% Catholic, 20.4% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 7.2% Uniting Church, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Pentecostal.

62.7% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 107 widowed people living in Wakerley.

67.0% of the people living in Wakerley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.3% are working on a part time basis. Wakerley has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wakerley are 26.0% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.9% Managers, 11.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wakerley work in are 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.1% Construction, 8.8% Retail trade, 7.0% Education and training, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

15.8% of homes are fully owned, and 53.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $937 per week and the median household income is $2280 per week.

The median rent in Wakerley is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wakerley postcode 4154

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