Mackellar Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Mackellar was 139,670 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Mackellar is 40 years of age.

70.4% of people living in the electorate of Mackellar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 1.0% China , 0.9% Italy, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Brazil, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Croatia.

83.6% of people living in Mackellar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 1.5% Italian, 0.8% German, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Serbian, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Mackellar is 26.2% Catholic, 24.6% Anglican, 22.6% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Pentecostal.

55.0% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 6883 widowed people living in Mackellar.

59.4% of the people living in Mackellar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Mackellar has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Mackellar are 25.4% Professionals, 16.6% Managers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mackellar work in are 11.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Financial and insurance services.

36.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $731 per week and the median household income is $1713 per week.

The median rent in Mackellar is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2700 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Mackellar contains postcodes 2084, 2085, 2086, 2087, 2097, 2099, 2100, 2101, 2102, 2103, 2104, 2105, 2106, 2107, 2108 and includes the suburbs of Avalon Beach, Bayview, Beacon Hill, Belrose, Careel Bay, Church Point, Clareville, Coasters Retreat, Collaroy, Collaroy Plateau, Cottage Point, Cromer, Davidson, Dee Why, Duffys Forest, Elanora Heights, Elvina Bay, Forestville, Frenchs Forest, Great Mackerel Beach, Ingleside, Lovett Bay, Mona Vale, Morning Bay, Narrabeen, Narraweena, Newport, North Narrabeen, Oxford Falls, Palm Beach, Scotland Island, Terrey Hills, Warriewood, Whale Beach and Wheeler Heights.