West Woombye Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

West Woombye (4559) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 90 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. West Woombye is in the federal electorates of Fairfax, Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of West Woombye was 1,104 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Woombye is 45 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of West Woombye were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Morocco, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Hungary, 0.5% Estonia, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

95.8% of people living in West Woombye speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.8% German, 0.7% French, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of West Woombye is 23.6% No religion, 19.6% Anglican, 17.4% Catholic, 6.4% Christian, nfd, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.5% Baptist, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Pentecostal, 2.8% Lutheran.

55.2% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in West Woombye.

52.0% of the people living in West Woombye over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. West Woombye has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in West Woombye are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Professionals, 16.7% Managers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Labourers, 7.1% Sales workers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Woombye work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Construction, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Manufacturing, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 42.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $498 per week and the median household income is $1262 per week.

The median rent in West Woombye is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2015 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Woombye postcode 4559

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