Farrer Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Farrer was 135,007 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Farrer is 42 years of age.

86.9% of people living in the electorate of Farrer were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% China , 0.1% Bhutan, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Greece.

91.9% of people living in Farrer speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% German, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Farrer is 27.7% Catholic, 20.4% Anglican, 19.4% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Uniting Church, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Lutheran, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Pentecostal.

49.7% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 8024 widowed people living in Farrer.

59.1% of the people living in Farrer over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Farrer has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Farrer are 17.6% Managers, 14.8% Professionals, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Labourers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Farrer work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.5% Manufacturing, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Education and training, 7.2% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Farrer is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Farrer contains postcodes 2640, 2641, 2642, 2643, 2644, 2645, 2646, 2647, 2648, 2650, 2652, 2655, 2656, 2658, 2659, 2660, 2700, 2707, 2710, 2711, 2712, 2713, 2714, 2715, 2716, 2717, 2731, 2732, 2733, 2734, 2735, 2736, 2737, 2738, 2739, 2836, 2840, 2878, 2879, 2880, 3585, 3644, 3691 and includes the suburbs of Albury, Alma Park, Aratula, Arumpo, Balldale, Balranald, Barham, Barooga, Barratta, Berrigan, Birganbigil, Blighty, Boeill Creek, Booligal, Boomanoomana, Booroorban, Boree Creek, Bowna, Brocklesby, Broken Hill, Bullatale, Bungowannah, Bunnaloo, Buronga, Burraboi, Burrumbuttock, Caldwell, Calimo, Carabost, Coleambally, Collendina, Conargo, Conoble, Cookardinia, Coppabella, Coree, Coreen, Corowa, Corrong, Culcairn, Cunninyeuk, Curlwaa, Dareton, Daysdale, Deniliquin, Dhuragoon, Dilpurra, East Albury, Ettamogah, Euston, Finley, Fowlers Gap, French Park, Gerogery, Glenellen, Glenroy, Gol Gol, Gonn, Goodnight, Goombargana, Hamilton Valley, Hartwood, Hatfield, Hay, Hay South, Henty, Holbrook, Hopefield, Howlong, Humula, Ivanhoe, Jerilderie, Jindera, Jingellic, Koraleigh, Kyalite, Lake Hume Village, Lalalty, Lankeys Creek, Lavington, Lindifferon, Little Billabong, Little Topar, Lockhart, Logie Brae, Lowesdale, Mabins Well, Mathoura, Maude, Mayrung, Mellool, Menindee, Milbrulong, Milparinka, Moama, Monak, Moonbria, Moorwatha, Morago, Morundah, Morven, Mossgiel, Moulamein, Mountain Creek, Mourquong, Mullengandra, Mulwala, Murray Downs, Myrtle Park, Niemur, Noorong, North Albury, Oaklands, One Tree, Osborne, Oxley, Packsaddle, Pan Ban, Pine Lodge, Pleasant Hills, Pomona, Pooncarie, Pretty Pine, Rand, Redlands, Rennie, Ringwood, Rosewood, Ryan, Sanger, Savernake, Scotia, Silverton, South Albury, Speewa, Splitters Creek, Springdale Heights, Steam Plains, Stony Crossing, Stud Park, Sunset Strip, Table Top, Talmalmo, Tantonan, The Rock, Thule, Thurgoona, Thyra, Tibooburra, Tilpa, Tocumwal, Tooleybuc, Tootool, Trentham Cliffs, Tullakool, Tuppal, Urana, Urangeline East, Wakool, Walbundrie, Walla Walla, Wanaaring, Wandook, Wanganella, Wantagong, Warragoon, Wentworth, West Albury, Wetuppa, White Cliffs, Wilcannia, Willurah, Wirlinga, Womboota, Woomargama, Wymah and Yerong Creek.