Woodrising Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woodrising (2284) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 105 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woodrising is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Woodrising was 1,194 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Woodrising is 33 years of age.

87.6% of people living in the suburb of Woodrising were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 2.4% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Samoa, 0.6% Wales, 0.4% Sudan, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Scotland.

94.1% of people living in Woodrising speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Samoan, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Macedonian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Other .

The religious makeup of Woodrising is 27.6% Catholic, 23.9% Anglican, 21.1% No religion, 7.9% Uniting Church, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist.

46.2% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Woodrising.

58.5% of the people living in Woodrising over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Woodrising has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Woodrising are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Sales workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Labourers, 10.1% Professionals, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woodrising work in are 15.8% Retail trade, 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Manufacturing, 6.5% Construction, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Other services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Education and training, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

23.9% of homes are fully owned, and 56.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $537 per week and the median household income is $1200 per week.

The median rent in Woodrising is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woodrising postcode 2284

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