Population – The local population was 7,804 as of the 2011 Census. The population density is 15.83 persons per hectare.
Age Profile – The median age of the Wakerley residents is 33 years old, 4 years below the Australian average. 29.3% of the population are under 15 years of age; 660% are between 15-65 years of age; and 4.7% are over the age of 65.
Social Marital Status – 62.7% of the Wakerley population are married; 26.2% have never been married; 6.4% are divorced; and 2.8% are separated. The average household size is 3.1.
Income Profile – The median household income per week is $2,280. The average individual income per week is $440.
Employment – 67.0% of the population over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are working full time; and 24.3% are working part time. The unemployment rate is 3.5%.
The primary jobs in Wakerley are 26.0% professionals; 17.7% clerical and administrative employees; 16.9% managers; 11.6% technicians and trades workers; 9.9% sales workers; 7.2% community and personal service workers; 5.6% labourers; 3.4% machinery operators and drivers; and others.
The primary industries are 11.1% health care and social assistance; 10.2% professional, scientific and technical services; 9.9% manufacturing; 9.1% construction; 8.8% retail trade; 7.0% education and training; 6.9% public administration and safety; 5.9% transport, postal and warehousing; and 5.6% wholesale trade.