Gilgai Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gilgai (2360) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Northern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 446 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gilgai is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Gilgai was 704 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gilgai is 40 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Gilgai were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.6% Wales, 0.7% Tonga, 0.7% Denmark, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands.

93.5% of people living in Gilgai speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Gilgai is 36.8% Anglican, 17.2% No religion, 14.9% Catholic, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.8% Salvation Army, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

50.7% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Gilgai.

52.0% of the people living in Gilgai over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Gilgai has an unemployment rate of 11.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Gilgai are 21.1% Labourers, 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Managers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.3% Professionals, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gilgai work in are 15.9% Retail trade, 13.7% Manufacturing, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Construction, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services, 4.4% Wholesale trade.

45.6% of homes are fully owned, and 36.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $375 per week and the median household income is $846 per week.

The median rent in Gilgai is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gilgai postcode 2360

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