Copacabana Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Copacabana (2251) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 47 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Copacabana is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Copacabana was 2,690 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Copacabana is 39 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Copacabana were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Israel, 0.4% Belgium, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Poland, 0.2% Norway.

90.6% of people living in Copacabana speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Korean, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Copacabana is 25.0% Catholic, 24.8% No religion, 23.0% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

52.1% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Copacabana.

54.1% of the people living in Copacabana over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Copacabana has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Copacabana are 28.6% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Managers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 6.1% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Copacabana work in are 17.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Manufacturing, 3.7% Administrative and support services.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 41.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $659 per week and the median household income is $1488 per week.

The median rent in Copacabana is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1924 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Copacabana postcode 2251

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