Wooloowin Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wooloowin (4030) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 6 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wooloowin is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Wooloowin was 5,942 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Wooloowin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 2.4% India, 1.1% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Nepal, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands.

85.8% of people living in Wooloowin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 1.6% Other, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Punjabi, 0.4% French, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Wooloowin is 33.8% Catholic, 23.1% No religion, 14.8% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Hinduism.

42.4% of people are married, 42.3% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 235 widowed people living in Wooloowin.

63.2% of the people living in Wooloowin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Wooloowin has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Wooloowin are 33.9% Professionals, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Managers, 9.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 6.0% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wooloowin work in are 14.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Education and training, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Construction, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Manufacturing.

22.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $842 per week and the median household income is $1757 per week.

The median rent in Wooloowin is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wooloowin postcode 4030

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