East Ballina Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

East Ballina (2478) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 600 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. East Ballina is in the federal electorates of Page, Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of East Ballina was 5,320 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Ballina is 46 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of East Ballina were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Papua New Guinea.

92.1% of people living in East Ballina speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% French, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% German, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of East Ballina is 27.0% Catholic, 24.3% Anglican, 21.0% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

50.1% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 288 widowed people living in East Ballina.

52.6% of the people living in East Ballina over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. East Ballina has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in East Ballina are 20.9% Professionals, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Sales workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Managers, 8.9% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Ballina work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Retail trade, 12.0% Education and training, 10.0% Construction, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Manufacturing, 3.8% Other services.

42.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $564 per week and the median household income is $1068 per week.

The median rent in East Ballina is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Ballina postcode 2478

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