Swansea Heads Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Swansea Heads (2281) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 95 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Swansea Heads is in the federal electorate of Shortland.

In the 2011 census the population of Swansea Heads was 706 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

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

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Swansea Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Germany, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Philippines.

90.0% of people living in Swansea Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Swansea Heads is 24.3% Anglican, 22.8% Catholic, 20.4% No religion, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Baptist, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

58.9% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 28 widowed people living in Swansea Heads.

55.9% of the people living in Swansea Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Swansea Heads has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Swansea Heads are 24.9% Professionals, 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Managers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.8% Labourers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Swansea Heads work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Education and training, 11.7% Construction, 7.7% Retail trade, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

45.9% of homes are fully owned, and 37.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $575 per week and the median household income is $1480 per week.

The median rent in Swansea Heads is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Swansea Heads postcode 2281

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