Lower Wonga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lower Wonga (4570) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 162 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lower Wonga is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Wonga was 498 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower Wonga is 40 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of Lower Wonga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% New Zealand, 2.0% England, 1.2% Kenya, 1.2% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands.

89.0% of people living in Lower Wonga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Lower Wonga is 25.1% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 15.5% Catholic, 13.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Lutheran, 1.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Other religious affiliation .

57.5% of people are married, 24.9% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Lower Wonga.

55.7% of the people living in Lower Wonga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Lower Wonga has an unemployment rate of 9.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Wonga are 27.5% Managers, 13.0% Labourers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Professionals, 6.5% Sales workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Wonga work in are 27.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Construction, 8.6% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Retail trade, 5.6% Education and training, 5.6% Other services, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

44.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $377 per week and the median household income is $844 per week.

The median rent in Lower Wonga is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1044 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Wonga postcode 4570

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