Woree Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Woree (4868) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1388 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Woree is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Woree was 4,826 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

69.1% of people living in the suburb of Woree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% New Zealand, 2.8% Philippines, 2.3% England, 1.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Laos, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Japan, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Cook Islands, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Timor-Leste.

74.8% of people living in Woree speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.2% Other, 1.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.3% Italian, 1.3% Tagalog, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% Filipino , 0.3% German, 0.3% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Woree is 25.9% Catholic, 19.6% No religion, 17.8% Anglican, 15.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Seventh-day Adventist.

33.1% of people are married, 45.1% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 223 widowed people living in Woree.

56.9% of the people living in Woree 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. Woree has an unemployment rate of 11.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Woree are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Labourers, 12.6% Sales workers, 12.0% Professionals, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woree work in are 14.7% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Construction, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Education and training, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.5% Other services.

20.3% of homes are fully owned, and 23.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $872 per week.

The median rent in Woree is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woree postcode 4868

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