Wellesley Islands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wellesley Islands (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1856 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Wellesley Islands was 1,142 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wellesley Islands is 26 years of age.

99.6% of people living in the suburb of Wellesley Islands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

87.6% of people living in Wellesley Islands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Australian Indigenous Languages , 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Wellesley Islands is 39.4% Uniting Church, 32.0% No religion, 8.8% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Catholic, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Anglican, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

17.5% of people are married, 72.0% have never married and 2.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Wellesley Islands.

56.2% of the people living in Wellesley Islands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.4% are working on a part time basis. Wellesley Islands has an unemployment rate of 15.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wellesley Islands are 22.2% Community & personal service workers, 21.1% Professionals, 20.4% Labourers, 9.7% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Managers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.6% Sales workers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wellesley Islands work in are 26.1% Public administration and safety, 16.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Education and training, 12.5% Other services, 8.2% Construction, 6.1% Retail trade, 3.6% Arts and recreation services, 3.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.2% Administrative and support services.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 1.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 94.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $287 per week and the median household income is $970 per week.

The median rent in Wellesley Islands is $60 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wellesley Islands postcode 4871

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