Wattle Camp Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wattle Camp (4615) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 156 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wattle Camp is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Camp was 490 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattle Camp is 49 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Camp were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% New Zealand, 3.5% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.4% Philippines, 1.0% France, 0.8% Belgium, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Scotland.

91.2% of people living in Wattle Camp speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Filipino , 0.6% Hungarian, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Wattle Camp is 24.6% No religion, 24.0% Anglican, 17.5% Catholic, 14.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Salvation Army, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

57.0% of people are married, 20.5% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Wattle Camp.

55.0% of the people living in Wattle Camp over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Camp has an unemployment rate of 10.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Camp are 20.4% Labourers, 20.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Professionals, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.5% Managers, 4.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Wattle Camp work in are 13.8% Manufacturing, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.3% Administrative and support services, 7.6% Construction, 6.2% Other services, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Education and training.

43.2% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $371 per week and the median household income is $641 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Camp is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $823 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Camp postcode 4615

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