Widgee Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Widgee (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 152 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Widgee is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Widgee was 788 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Widgee is 46 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Widgee were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.5% Germany, 1.0% United States of America, 0.6% Belgium, 0.6% Finland, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Scotland.

82.1% of people living in Widgee speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% German, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Samoan, 0.4% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Widgee is 23.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 19.9% Anglican, 19.5% No religion, 15.6% Catholic, 8.9% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist.

54.7% of people are married, 26.5% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Widgee.

55.6% of the people living in Widgee over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Widgee has an unemployment rate of 9.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Widgee are 18.1% Managers, 18.1% Labourers, 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Sales workers, 7.3% Professionals, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Widgee work in are 13.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.5% Retail trade, 11.1% Manufacturing, 10.3% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Education and training, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Other services, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

39.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $365 per week and the median household income is $839 per week.

The median rent in Widgee is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Widgee postcode 4570

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