Gwandalan Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gwandalan (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 88 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gwandalan is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Gwandalan was 3,035 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

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

85.6% of people living in the suburb of Gwandalan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Malta, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Sweden, 0.2% Algeria, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Scotland.

94.3% of people living in Gwandalan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Maltese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Serbian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Gwandalan is 33.5% Anglican, 28.2% Catholic, 18.1% No religion, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 0.8% Other Religious Groups, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

51.2% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 149 widowed people living in Gwandalan.

57.8% of the people living in Gwandalan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Gwandalan has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Gwandalan are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Labourers, 12.1% Professionals, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Sales workers, 7.6% Managers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gwandalan work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.3% Construction, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Education and training, 5.9% Other services, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 39.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $954 per week.

The median rent in Gwandalan is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gwandalan postcode 2259

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