Forster - Tuncurry LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Forster - Tuncurry was 19,500 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Forster - Tuncurry is 54 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the region of Forster - Tuncurry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America.

92.2% of people living in Forster - Tuncurry speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Forster - Tuncurry is 33.9% Anglican, 23.7% Catholic, 15.2% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.6% Buddhism.

50.6% of people are married, 22.1% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 1962 widowed people living in Forster - Tuncurry.

47.2% of the people living in Forster - Tuncurry over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.5% are working on a part time basis. Forster - Tuncurry has an unemployment rate of 8.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Forster - Tuncurry are 16.3% Professionals, 14.2% Sales workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Labourers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Managers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forster - Tuncurry work in are 16.5% Retail trade, 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Manufacturing, 4.2% Other services, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

47.3% of homes are fully owned, and 19.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $697 per week.

The median rent in Forster - Tuncurry is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.