Westcourt Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Westcourt (4870) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1390 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Westcourt is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Westcourt was 3,906 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

58.6% of people living in the suburb of Westcourt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% New Zealand, 2.9% England, 2.6% Japan, 2.1% Philippines, 2.0% Bhutan, 1.3% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% India, 0.8% Nepal, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% China , 0.5% Sierra Leone, 0.4% Poland.

65.5% of people living in Westcourt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Other, 3.1% Japanese, 2.9% Other, 1.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.3% Korean, 1.0% Tagalog, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Westcourt is 23.8% Catholic, 19.8% No religion, 16.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.8% Anglican, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Hinduism, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

27.9% of people are married, 47.7% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 319 widowed people living in Westcourt.

57.8% of the people living in Westcourt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Westcourt has an unemployment rate of 12.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Westcourt are 17.3% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Labourers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 10.0% Managers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Westcourt work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 12.1% Accommodation and food services, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Construction, 5.3% Education and training, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Administrative and support services.

17.1% of homes are fully owned, and 13.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 62.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $516 per week and the median household income is $842 per week.

The median rent in Westcourt is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Westcourt postcode 4870

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