Wangan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wangan (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1314 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wangan is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Wangan was 585 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wangan is 39 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Wangan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.7% Papua New Guinea, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Malta, 0.9% India, 0.7% Ireland.

87.7% of people living in Wangan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.3% Italian, 1.5% Other, 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Wangan is 38.0% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 15.4% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 4.8% Pentecostal, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Lutheran.

52.0% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Wangan.

62.7% of the people living in Wangan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.6% are working on a part time basis. Wangan has an unemployment rate of 1.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Wangan are 21.1% Labourers, 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Professionals, 4.6% Managers, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wangan work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 13.2% Retail trade, 11.8% Construction, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.4% Other services, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

36.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $494 per week and the median household income is $1092 per week.

The median rent in Wangan is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wangan postcode 4871

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