Batemans Bay LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Batemans Bay was 15,733 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Batemans Bay is 49 years of age.

78.4% of people living in the region of Batemans Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Philippines.

89.2% of people living in Batemans Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Croatian, 0.5% German, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Batemans Bay is 28.4% Anglican, 24.6% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

52.3% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 1138 widowed people living in Batemans Bay.

47.0% of the people living in Batemans Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.3% are working on a part time basis. Batemans Bay has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Batemans Bay are 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Sales workers, 14.0% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Managers, 11.0% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Batemans Bay work in are 16.6% Retail trade, 12.9% Accommodation and food services, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Construction, 7.8% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.8% Other services, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.2% of homes are fully owned, and 22.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $431 per week and the median household income is $789 per week.

The median rent in Batemans Bay is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.