Woongarra Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Woongarra (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 295 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Woongarra is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Woongarra was 681 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

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

87.2% of people living in the suburb of Woongarra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% United States of America.

91.6% of people living in Woongarra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Woongarra is 18.8% No religion, 18.4% Catholic, 18.2% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 6.9% Lutheran, 5.0% Baptist, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

58.8% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Woongarra.

57.7% of the people living in Woongarra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Woongarra has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Woongarra are 27.2% Managers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Professionals, 10.5% Labourers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.0% Sales workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woongarra work in are 24.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Manufacturing, 8.4% Construction, 7.5% Education and training, 4.8% Other services, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.7% of homes are fully owned, and 42.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $514 per week and the median household income is $1183 per week.

The median rent in Woongarra is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woongarra postcode 4670

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