Wilston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wilston (4051) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 4 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wilston is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Wilston was 3,872 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wilston is 35 years of age.

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Wilston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 1.3% Italy, 1.1% India, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Denmark, 0.3% Philippines.

87.3% of people living in Wilston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Italian, 1.4% Other, 0.6% German, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% French, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Wilston is 33.3% Catholic, 24.9% No religion, 15.5% Anglican, 6.0% Uniting Church, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

46.8% of people are married, 41.3% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Wilston.

62.1% of the people living in Wilston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Wilston has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wilston are 40.7% Professionals, 14.7% Managers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Technicians & trades workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Labourers, 2.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wilston work in are 17.3% Health care and social assistance, 15.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.5% Education and training, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Retail trade, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Construction, 4.5% Financial and insurance services, 3.6% Manufacturing.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $893 per week and the median household income is $2049 per week.

The median rent in Wilston is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wilston postcode 4051

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