Cunningham Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Cunningham was 144,775 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Cunningham is 38 years of age.

74.5% of people living in the electorate of Cunningham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.7% China , 1.3% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% India, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines.

80.9% of people living in Cunningham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.7% Macedonian, 1.4% Other, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.0% Arabic, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% Serbian, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Cunningham is 27.4% Catholic, 21.2% No religion, 20.4% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Eastern Orthodox, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Islam, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism.

47.9% of people are married, 34.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 7331 widowed people living in Cunningham.

56.0% of the people living in Cunningham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Cunningham has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Cunningham are 25.6% Professionals, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Managers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.5% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cunningham work in are 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Education and training, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.6% Manufacturing, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Construction, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $529 per week and the median household income is $1200 per week.

The median rent in Cunningham is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Cunningham contains postcodes 2230, 2233, 2500, 2505, 2508, 2515, 2516, 2517, 2518, 2519, 2525, 2526 and includes the suburbs of Austinmer, Balgownie, Bellambi, Bulli, Bundeena, Clifton, Coalcliff, Coledale, Coniston, Cordeaux Heights, Corrimal, Darkes Forest, East Corrimal, Fairy Meadow, Farmborough Heights, Fernhill, Figtree, Gwynneville, Heathcote, Helensburgh, Keiraville, Kembla Heights, Lilyvale, Maddens Plains, Maianbar, Mangerton, Mount Keira, Mount Kembla, Mount Ousley, Mount Pleasant, Mount Saint Thomas, North Wollongong, Otford, Port Kembla, Russell Vale, Scarborough, Stanwell Park, Stanwell Tops, Tarrawanna, Thirroul, Towradgi, Unanderra, Waterfall, West Wollongong, Wollongong, Wombarra, Woonona and Woronora Dam.