Wee Waa Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wee Waa (2388) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 438 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wee Waa is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Wee Waa was 2,089 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wee Waa is 36 years of age.

89.0% of people living in the suburb of Wee Waa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.1% United States of America, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% England, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% Philippines.

92.2% of people living in Wee Waa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Wee Waa is 36.8% Anglican, 29.4% Catholic, 12.2% No religion, 8.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox, 0.4% Salvation Army.

45.8% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 139 widowed people living in Wee Waa.

64.1% of the people living in Wee Waa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.2% are working on a part time basis. Wee Waa has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wee Waa are 16.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.3% Managers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Labourers, 10.5% Professionals, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wee Waa work in are 29.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.9% Construction, 7.4% Education and training, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.8% Other services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $497 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Wee Waa is $135 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wee Waa postcode 2388

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