Riverina Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Riverina was 145,032 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Riverina is 37 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the electorate of Riverina were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% England, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% China , 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Fiji, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Ireland.

88.8% of people living in Riverina speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Italian, 1.2% Other, 0.6% Punjabi, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Samoan, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Riverina is 34.3% Catholic, 24.9% Anglican, 12.6% No religion, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Pentecostal.

49.8% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 7574 widowed people living in Riverina.

61.5% of the people living in Riverina over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Riverina has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Riverina are 16.8% Managers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 13.6% Labourers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Riverina work in are 11.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Manufacturing, 8.9% Education and training, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $525 per week and the median household income is $1007 per week.

The median rent in Riverina is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Riverina contains postcodes 2590, 2611, 2627, 2629, 2640, 2642, 2649, 2650, 2651, 2652, 2653, 2655, 2656, 2663, 2665, 2666, 2668, 2669, 2671, 2675, 2678, 2680, 2681, 2700, 2701, 2702, 2703, 2705, 2706, 2707, 2711, 2716, 2720, 2721, 2722, 2725, 2727, 2729, 2730, 2878, 3707 and includes the suburbs of Adelong, Adjungbilly, Alfredtown, Alleena, Ardlethan, Argalong, Argoon, Ariah Park, Ashmont, Back Creek, Bangadang, Barellan, Barmedman, Batlow, Beckom, Bectric, Beelbangera, Belfrayden, Benerembah, Berry Jerry, Bethungra, Big Springs, Bilbul, Bimberi, Binya, Black Creek, Bland, Blowering, Bogong Peaks Wilderness, Bombowlee, Bombowlee Creek, Bomen, Book Book, Booligal, Boorga, Boorooma, Borambola, Boree Creek, Bourkelands, Brindabella, Bringenbrong, Brobenah, Brookdale, Brucedale, Brungle, Brungle Creek, Buddong, Bulgary, Burra, Burra Creek, Burrandana, Cabramurra, Califat, Carrathool, Cartwrights Hill, Charles Sturt University, Coleambally, Colinroobie, Collingullie, Combaning, Coolac, Coolamon, Cooleman, Cooleys Creek, Corbie Hill, Corobimilla, Courabyra, Couragago, Cowabbie, Cudgel, Currawarna, Darbalara, Darlington Point, Darlow, Dirnaseer, Downside, East Wagga Wagga, Ellerslie, Erigolia, Erin Vale, Estella, Euberta, Eunanoreenya, Euroley, Eurongilly, Forest Hill, Four Corners, Gadara, Galore, Ganmain, Geehi, Gelston Park, Gidginbung, Gillenbah, Gilmore, Girral, Glenfield Park, Glenroy, Gobarralong, Gobbagombalin, Gocup, Gogeldrie, Goobarragandra, Goolgowi, Grahamstown, Green Hills, Gregadoo, Greg Greg, Griffith, Grogan, Grong Grong, Gumly Gumly, Gunbar, Gundagai, Hanwood, Harefield, Hillgrove, Hillston, Humula, Illabo, Indi, Jagumba, Jagungal Wilderness, Jingellic, Jones Bridge, Jones Creek, Junee, Junee Reefs, Kamarah, Khancoban, Kikoira, Killimicat, Kooba, Kooringal, Kosciuszko, Kunama, Kyeamba, Lacmalac, Ladysmith, Lake Albert, Lake Brewster, Lake Cowal, Lake Wyangan, Landervale, Laurel Hill, Leeton, Little River, Lloyd, Lockhart, Lower Bago, Mabins Well, Mangoplah, Mannus, Maragle, Marinna, Marrar, Matong, Maxwell, Melbergen, Merriwagga, Merungle Hill, Methul, Mimosa, Minjary, Mirrool, Monia Gap, Moombooldool, Moorong, Morangarell, Morundah, Mossgiel, Mount Adrah, Mount Austin, Mount Horeb, Mundarlo, Munderoo, Mundongo, Murrami, Murray Gorge, Murrulebale, Muttama, Myall Park, Nangus, Naradhan, Narraburra, Narrandera, Nericon, North Wagga Wagga, North Yalgogrin, Nurenmerenmong, Oberne Creek, Old Junee, Oura, Ournie, Paddys River, Pilot Wilderness, Pinbeyan, Pucawan, Pulletop, Quandary, Quandialla, Rankins Springs, Rannock, Red Hill, Reefton, Rosewood, Roto, Rowan, Sandigo, Sandy Gully, San Isidore, Sebastopol, Sharps Creek, South Gundagai, Springdale, Springvale, Stanbridge, Stockinbingal, Tabbita, Talbingo, Tallimba, Tara, Taradale, Tarcutta, Tatton, Temora, Tharbogang, The Gap, The Rock, Tolland, Tooma, Trungley Hall, Tumbarumba, Tumblong, Tumorrama, Tumut, Tumut Plains, Turvey Park, Ungarie, Uranquinty, Wagga Wagga, Wallacetown, Wallanthery, Walleroobie, Wantabadgery, Wantiool, Warburn, Warrawidgee, Weethalle, Welaregang, Wereboldera, Wermatong, Westwood, West Wyalong, Whitton, Widgelli, Willbriggie, Willigobung, Windowie, Wondalga, Wyalong, Wyangle, Yanco, Yarragundry, Yarrangobilly, Yathella, Yaven Creek, Yenda and Yoogali.