Berrigan Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Berrigan (2712) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 531 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Berrigan is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Berrigan was 1,091 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Berrigan is 49 years of age.

89.8% of people living in the suburb of Berrigan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Northern Ireland.

96.0% of people living in Berrigan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Berrigan is 26.7% Catholic, 25.3% Anglican, 14.5% No religion, 12.6% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Pentecostal, 0.6% Lutheran.

49.5% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 92 widowed people living in Berrigan.

59.5% of the people living in Berrigan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Berrigan has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Berrigan are 19.9% Managers, 13.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Labourers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Professionals, 6.4% Sales workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Berrigan work in are 21.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Retail trade, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.8% Other services.

44.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $412 per week and the median household income is $693 per week.

The median rent in Berrigan is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Berrigan postcode 2712

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