Leura Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Leura (2780) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 83 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Leura is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Leura was 4,365 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leura is 51 years of age.

66.0% of people living in the suburb of Leura were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% China , 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% India, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Hong Kong .

81.9% of people living in Leura speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.0% German, 0.7% French, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Leura is 28.3% No religion, 17.9% Anglican, 16.5% Catholic, 14.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Uniting Church, 3.0% Buddhism, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Brethren, 1.6% Other religious affiliation .

43.1% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 344 widowed people living in Leura.

51.4% of the people living in Leura over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.4% are working on a part time basis. Leura has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Leura are 32.6% Professionals, 13.9% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leura work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Education and training, 10.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Construction, 4.6% Manufacturing, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $536 per week and the median household income is $1016 per week.

The median rent in Leura is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leura postcode 2780

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