Wagait Beach Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Wagait Beach (0822) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 11 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Wagait Beach is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Wagait Beach was 368 and is comprised of approximately 47.6% females and 52.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wagait Beach is 47 years of age.

74.3% of people living in the suburb of Wagait Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Thailand, 1.4% Italy, 1.4% Germany, 1.4% Papua New Guinea, 1.1% United States of America.

91.9% of people living in Wagait Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% German, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Wagait Beach is 31.4% No religion, 23.8% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Lutheran, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Buddhism.

42.0% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 21.0% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Wagait Beach.

61.2% of the people living in Wagait Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Wagait Beach has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wagait Beach are 23.4% Professionals, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Labourers, 12.7% Managers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wagait Beach work in are 20.0% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.8% Construction, 7.3% Retail trade, 7.3% Mining, 5.9% Education and training, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

33.1% of homes are fully owned, and 46.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $854 per week and the median household income is $1362 per week.

The median rent in Wagait Beach is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wagait Beach postcode 0822

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