Waterford West Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Waterford West (4133) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 27 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Waterford West is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Waterford West was 6,160 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

66.8% of people living in the suburb of Waterford West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% New Zealand, 4.9% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Samoa, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Cambodia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Romania, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.4% Hungary, 0.3% South Africa.

81.4% of people living in Waterford West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Other, 2.0% Samoan, 1.2% Khmer, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Waterford West is 23.8% No religion, 19.1% Catholic, 18.3% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.2% Baptist, 2.1% Buddhism.

40.5% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 267 widowed people living in Waterford West.

58.5% of the people living in Waterford West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Waterford West has an unemployment rate of 9.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Waterford West are 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Labourers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Professionals, 6.8% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waterford West work in are 14.9% Manufacturing, 12.9% Retail trade, 11.1% Construction, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Education and training.

25.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $491 per week and the median household income is $969 per week.

The median rent in Waterford West is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1580 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waterford West postcode 4133

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