Charlton Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Charlton was 131,037 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

85.8% of people living in the electorate of Charlton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.2% China , 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Malaysia.

92.1% of people living in Charlton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Charlton is 26.0% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 7.5% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal.

50.7% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 7269 widowed people living in Charlton.

57.7% of the people living in Charlton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Charlton has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Charlton are 18.1% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Labourers, 10.4% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Managers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Charlton work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 11.5% Manufacturing, 8.3% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.8% of homes are fully owned, and 38.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1150 per week.

The median rent in Charlton is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Charlton contains postcodes 2259, 2264, 2265, 2267, 2278, 2282, 2283, 2284, 2285, 2286, 2287, 2289, 2290, 2299, 2305, 2323 and includes the suburbs of Arcadia Vale, Argenton, Awaba, Balcolyn, Balmoral, Barnsley, Blackalls Park, Bolton Point, Bonnells Bay, Boolaroo, Booragul, Brightwaters, Buttaba, Cameron Park, Cardiff, Cardiff Heights, Cardiff South, Carey Bay, Coal Point, Cooranbong, Dora Creek, Edgeworth, Elermore Vale, Eraring, Fassifern, Fennell Bay, Fishing Point, Fletcher, Freemans Waterhole, Garden Suburb, Glendale, Hillsborough, Holmesville, Jesmond, Kilaben Bay, Killingworth, Kotara, Lakelands, Lambton, Macquarie Hills, Mandalong, Marmong Point, Martinsville, Maryland, Minmi, Mirrabooka, Morisset, Morisset Park, Myuna Bay, New Lambton, New Lambton Heights, Rankin Park, Rathmines, Ryhope, Seahampton, Silverwater, Speers Point, Sunshine, Teralba, Toronto, Wakefield, Wallsend, Wangi Wangi, Warners Bay, West Wallsend, Windermere Park, Woodrising, Wyee, Wyee Point and Yarrawonga Park.