Robertson Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Robertson was 134,898 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

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

78.2% of people living in the electorate of Robertson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Wales.

89.6% of people living in Robertson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Robertson is 26.7% Anglican, 25.9% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Pentecostal.

48.2% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 8493 widowed people living in Robertson.

55.9% of the people living in Robertson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Robertson has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Robertson are 20.7% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 8.8% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Robertson work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 7.5% Manufacturing, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1052 per week.

The median rent in Robertson is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1941 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Robertson contains postcodes 2083, 2250, 2251, 2256, 2257, 2260, 2775 and includes the suburbs of Avoca Beach, Bar Point, Bensville, Blackwall, Booker Bay, Bouddi, Calga, Central Mangrove, Cheero Point, Cogra Bay, Copacabana, Daleys Point, Davistown, East Gosford, Empire Bay, Erina, Erina Heights, Ettalong Beach, Glenworth Valley, Gosford, Greengrove, Green Point, Gunderman, Hardys Bay, Holgate, Horsfield Bay, Kariong, Killcare, Killcare Heights, Kincumber, Kincumber South, Koolewong, Kulnura, Lisarow, Little Wobby, Lower Mangrove, Macmasters Beach, Mangrove Creek, Mangrove Mountain, Marlow, Mooney Mooney, Mooney Mooney Creek, Mount White, Narara, Niagara Park, North Avoca, North Gosford, Patonga, Pearl Beach, Peats Ridge, Phegans Bay, Picketts Valley, Point Clare, Point Frederick, Pretty Beach, Saratoga, Somersby, Spencer, Springfield, St Huberts Island, Tascott, Terrigal, Umina Beach, Upper Mangrove, Wagstaffe, Wamberal, Wendoree Park, West Gosford, Wisemans Ferry, Wondabyne, Woy Woy, Woy Woy Bay and Yattalunga.