Wonga Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wonga (4873) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1464 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wonga is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Wonga was 994 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

77.2% of people living in the suburb of Wonga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.6% Germany, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.9% Canada, 0.8% United States of America, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% China , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Philippines.

87.8% of people living in Wonga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% German, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Dutch, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% French, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Wonga is 27.0% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 18.9% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.0% Baptist.

51.6% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Wonga.

53.4% of the people living in Wonga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Wonga has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Wonga are 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Community & personal service workers, 14.9% Labourers, 12.1% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.1% Professionals, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wonga work in are 13.3% Retail trade, 11.3% Accommodation and food services, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Construction, 6.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.8% Education and training, 4.8% Administrative and support services.

35.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $485 per week and the median household income is $916 per week.

The median rent in Wonga is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1326 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wonga postcode 4873

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