Tuggerah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tuggerah (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 65 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tuggerah is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Tuggerah was 1,017 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tuggerah is 32 years of age.

78.5% of people living in the suburb of Tuggerah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Chile, 0.7% India, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% El Salvador, 0.5% Argentina, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Hong Kong .

87.9% of people living in Tuggerah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.2% Spanish, 1.2% Other, 0.6% Russian, 0.6% Croatian, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Assyrian.

The religious makeup of Tuggerah is 27.2% Anglican, 25.6% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Pentecostal.

42.8% of people are married, 35.1% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 46 widowed people living in Tuggerah.

58.8% of the people living in Tuggerah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Tuggerah has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Tuggerah are 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Professionals, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 12.2% Labourers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tuggerah work in are 16.4% Retail trade, 11.8% Manufacturing, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Construction, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Education and training, 4.8% Other services, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

23.8% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $504 per week and the median household income is $1064 per week.

The median rent in Tuggerah is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1580 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tuggerah postcode 2259

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