Bathurst LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Bathurst was 32,479 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bathurst is 34 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the region of Bathurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.3% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India.

90.5% of people living in Bathurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Bathurst is 34.5% Catholic, 22.8% Anglican, 16.1% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Buddhism.

44.3% of people are married, 38.4% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 1487 widowed people living in Bathurst.

58.9% of the people living in Bathurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Bathurst has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Bathurst are 19.0% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.5% Managers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bathurst work in are 12.3% Education and training, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.2% Manufacturing, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Construction, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Other services.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $1137 per week.

The median rent in Bathurst is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.