Wivenhoe Pocket Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wivenhoe Pocket (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 42 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wivenhoe Pocket is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Wivenhoe Pocket was 498 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

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

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Wivenhoe Pocket were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.2% Fiji, 1.2% Germany.

93.0% of people living in Wivenhoe Pocket speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Wivenhoe Pocket is 24.2% No religion, 21.8% Anglican, 19.2% Catholic, 10.0% Uniting Church, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Baptist, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Pentecostal, 2.2% Lutheran.

59.8% of people are married, 22.1% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Wivenhoe Pocket.

57.3% of the people living in Wivenhoe Pocket over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Wivenhoe Pocket has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Wivenhoe Pocket are 16.3% Managers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Professionals, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Labourers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wivenhoe Pocket work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 12.1% Manufacturing, 9.5% Construction, 9.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Education and training, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 50.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $593 per week and the median household income is $1424 per week.

The median rent in Wivenhoe Pocket is $163 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1846 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wivenhoe Pocket postcode 4306

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