Wurtulla Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wurtulla (4575) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 79 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wurtulla is in the federal electorate of Fisher.

In the 2011 census the population of Wurtulla was 5,587 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wurtulla is 39 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of Wurtulla were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 4.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Italy, 0.1% India, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

93.7% of people living in Wurtulla speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Wurtulla is 24.8% No religion, 22.8% Catholic, 21.1% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.8% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal.

52.5% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 282 widowed people living in Wurtulla.

52.4% of the people living in Wurtulla over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Wurtulla has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wurtulla are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Professionals, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Sales workers, 11.1% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wurtulla work in are 15.1% Construction, 13.3% Retail trade, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Education and training, 8.0% Manufacturing, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Other services.

36.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $500 per week and the median household income is $1028 per week.

The median rent in Wurtulla is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1846 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wurtulla postcode 4575

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