Kanwal Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kanwal (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 72 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kanwal is in the federal electorates of Dobell, Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Kanwal was 3,873 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kanwal is 42 years of age.

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Kanwal were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Tonga, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

91.5% of people living in Kanwal speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Maltese, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Kanwal is 34.4% Anglican, 24.2% Catholic, 15.4% No religion, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Pentecostal.

44.6% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 425 widowed people living in Kanwal.

56.5% of the people living in Kanwal over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Kanwal has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kanwal are 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Labourers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Professionals, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Managers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kanwal work in are 14.8% Retail trade, 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Manufacturing, 8.8% Construction, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Education and training, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $396 per week and the median household income is $864 per week.

The median rent in Kanwal is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1681 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kanwal postcode 2259

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