Yamba Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Yamba (2464) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 533 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Yamba is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Yamba was 6,074 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yamba is 53 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Yamba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Austria, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Marshall Islands, 0.1% China .

93.5% of people living in Yamba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% French, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Yamba is 30.1% Anglican, 24.7% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.4% Uniting Church, 1.1% Baptist, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Buddhism.

51.3% of people are married, 24.5% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 507 widowed people living in Yamba.

47.5% of the people living in Yamba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Yamba has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Yamba are 17.2% Professionals, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Sales workers, 12.5% Labourers, 12.2% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yamba work in are 15.4% Retail trade, 14.7% Accommodation and food services, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Education and training, 8.5% Construction, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Manufacturing, 4.6% Other services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

47.8% of homes are fully owned, and 17.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $396 per week and the median household income is $721 per week.

The median rent in Yamba is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yamba postcode 2464

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