Wagga Wagga LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Wagga Wagga was 52,042 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wagga Wagga is 34 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the region of Wagga Wagga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% India, 0.5% China , 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Malaysia.

91.7% of people living in Wagga Wagga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Wagga Wagga is 33.8% Catholic, 23.7% Anglican, 15.0% No religion, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal.

46.0% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 2490 widowed people living in Wagga Wagga.

61.0% of the people living in Wagga Wagga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Wagga Wagga has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wagga Wagga are 19.9% Professionals, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.6% Labourers, 10.2% Managers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wagga Wagga work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.3% Education and training, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Construction, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Manufacturing, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Other services.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $580 per week and the median household income is $1141 per week.

The median rent in Wagga Wagga is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1571 per month.