Wulguru Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wulguru (4811) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1104 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wulguru is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Wulguru was 4,819 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wulguru is 37 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Wulguru were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Iraq, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Southern and East Africa, nfd, 0.2% Rwanda, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Denmark.

91.2% of people living in Wulguru speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% French, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Wulguru is 29.5% Catholic, 19.2% No religion, 19.1% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Uniting Church, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Salvation Army.

45.2% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 196 widowed people living in Wulguru.

60.2% of the people living in Wulguru over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Wulguru has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Wulguru are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Professionals, 11.7% Labourers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.1% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wulguru work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.1% Public administration and safety, 9.1% Construction, 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Education and training, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1243 per week.

The median rent in Wulguru is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wulguru postcode 4811

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