Central Coast LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Central Coast was 304,753 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Central Coast is 41 years of age.

80.6% of people living in the region of Central Coast were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% China .

90.9% of people living in Central Coast speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Central Coast is 28.5% Anglican, 26.6% Catholic, 18.8% No religion, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Buddhism.

47.4% of people are married, 30.6% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 18684 widowed people living in Central Coast.

55.6% of the people living in Central Coast over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Central Coast has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Central Coast are 17.9% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.6% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Central Coast work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Retail trade, 9.5% Construction, 8.8% Manufacturing, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $500 per week and the median household income is $997 per week.

The median rent in Central Coast is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.