Wedderburn Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wedderburn (2560) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 46 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wedderburn is in the federal electorate of Macarthur.

In the 2011 census the population of Wedderburn was 584 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wedderburn is 41 years of age.

80.1% of people living in the suburb of Wedderburn were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 2.1% Germany, 1.4% Italy, 1.2% Austria, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Lebanon, 1.0% Malaysia, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% Scotland.

85.4% of people living in Wedderburn speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Arabic, 1.2% Greek, 1.0% Polish, 1.0% Italian, 0.7% Hungarian, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% German, 0.7% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Wedderburn is 33.0% Catholic, 28.2% Anglican, 15.9% No religion, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.4% Islam.

53.5% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Wedderburn.

61.8% of the people living in Wedderburn over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Wedderburn has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wedderburn are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Professionals, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.1% Labourers, 7.1% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wedderburn work in are 14.6% Construction, 11.0% Education and training, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Administrative and support services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $565 per week and the median household income is $1874 per week.

The median rent in Wedderburn is $212 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2145 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wedderburn postcode 2560

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