Witta Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Witta (4552) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 86 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Witta is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Witta was 1,230 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Witta is 50 years of age.

75.3% of people living in the suburb of Witta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% England, 4.0% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Austria.

93.4% of people living in Witta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Turkish, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Witta is 31.9% No religion, 19.2% Anglican, 13.7% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Lutheran, 1.6% Other Religious Groups.

54.5% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 53 widowed people living in Witta.

46.0% of the people living in Witta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.6% are working on a part time basis. Witta has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Witta are 19.8% Professionals, 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Managers, 14.3% Labourers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Witta work in are 15.4% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Construction, 9.3% Education and training, 8.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

48.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $428 per week and the median household income is $831 per week.

The median rent in Witta is $298 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Witta postcode 4552

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