Wollongbar Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wollongbar (2477) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 598 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wollongbar is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Wollongbar was 2,396 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wollongbar is 42 years of age.

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Wollongbar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Chile, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Cambodia, 0.2% Canada.

91.3% of people living in Wollongbar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Russian, 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of Wollongbar is 22.9% Catholic, 22.1% Anglican, 19.7% No religion, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist.

56.5% of people are married, 25.5% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 100 widowed people living in Wollongbar.

52.1% of the people living in Wollongbar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.3% are working on a part time basis. Wollongbar has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Wollongbar are 22.3% Professionals, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 11.6% Managers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wollongbar work in are 18.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 12.3% Education and training, 7.6% Construction, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Wholesale trade.

38.3% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1126 per week.

The median rent in Wollongbar is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wollongbar postcode 2477

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