Gosford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gosford (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 51 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gosford is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Gosford was 3,392 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

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

63.5% of people living in the suburb of Gosford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.3% China , 1.9% India, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% Philippines, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Poland.

72.1% of people living in Gosford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.0% Spanish, 1.0% Korean, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Thai, 0.6% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Gosford is 24.3% No religion, 21.5% Catholic, 17.9% Anglican, 13.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Hinduism, 1.6% Other religious affiliation .

27.5% of people are married, 48.6% have never married and 14.5% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 138 widowed people living in Gosford.

64.2% of the people living in Gosford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.0% are working on a part time basis. Gosford has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Gosford are 24.1% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.1% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gosford work in are 19.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.6% Construction.

12.3% of homes are fully owned, and 17.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 67.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $1013 per week.

The median rent in Gosford is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1570 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gosford postcode 2250

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