Waterford Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Waterford (4133) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 29 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Waterford is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Waterford was 3,931 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waterford is 33 years of age.

65.5% of people living in the suburb of Waterford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% New Zealand, 4.9% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% China , 0.6% India, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Fiji, 0.5% Romania, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% Germany.

80.2% of people living in Waterford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.2% Cantonese, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Samoan, 0.3% German, 0.3% Persian.

The religious makeup of Waterford is 20.8% No religion, 19.1% Anglican, 17.7% Catholic, 14.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Lutheran.

46.5% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 223 widowed people living in Waterford.

64.0% of the people living in Waterford 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. Waterford has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Waterford are 18.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 11.1% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waterford work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Construction, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

27.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $621 per week and the median household income is $1192 per week.

The median rent in Waterford is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waterford postcode 4133

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