Woongarrah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woongarrah (2259) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 73 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woongarrah is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Woongarrah was 4,507 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

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

79.1% of people living in the suburb of Woongarrah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Malta, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% India, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Tonga, 0.2% Egypt.

88.5% of people living in Woongarrah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.5% Maltese, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Woongarrah is 30.0% Anglican, 29.5% Catholic, 15.8% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.7% Other Protestant.

60.4% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 130 widowed people living in Woongarrah.

56.5% of the people living in Woongarrah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Woongarrah has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Woongarrah are 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Professionals, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 11.6% Managers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Labourers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woongarrah work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Manufacturing, 8.6% Construction, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 53.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1584 per week.

The median rent in Woongarrah is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woongarrah postcode 2259

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