Wacol Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wacol (4076) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 17 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wacol is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Wacol was 2,957 and is comprised of approximately 19.3% females and 80.7% males.

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

76.5% of people living in the suburb of Wacol were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% New Zealand, 2.9% Indonesia, 2.7% England, 1.2% Vietnam, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Korea, Democratic People's Republic of , 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Taiwan.

76.2% of people living in Wacol speak Language spoken at home not stated. The other top languages spoken are 19.5% English only, 1.1% Vietnamese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Serbian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Wacol is 76.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Catholic, 5.0% No religion, 3.8% Anglican, 1.3% Uniting Church, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Lutheran.

31.7% of people are married, 54.0% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 50 widowed people living in Wacol.

64.3% of the people living in Wacol over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Wacol has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wacol are 19.5% Labourers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.9% Professionals, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wacol work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 13.9% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.5% Construction, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Other services.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $410 per week and the median household income is $1064 per week.

The median rent in Wacol is $161 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1603 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wacol postcode 4076

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