Laguna Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Laguna (2325) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 97 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Laguna is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Laguna was 548 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Laguna is 50 years of age.

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Laguna were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% France, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Austria, 0.9% Wales, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Spain, 0.9% Chile, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Malta, 0.5% United States of America.

91.2% of people living in Laguna speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% French, 1.1% Spanish, 0.6% Hungarian, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.6% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Laguna is 43.2% No religion, 18.5% Anglican, 16.7% Catholic, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.9% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.9% Other Protestant.

46.8% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 17.9% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Laguna.

48.9% of the people living in Laguna over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.3% are working on a part time basis. Laguna has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Laguna are 28.7% Professionals, 16.0% Managers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 7.0% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.3% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Laguna work in are 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Education and training, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Construction, 4.9% Arts and recreation services.

47.0% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $839 per week.

The median rent in Laguna is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Laguna postcode 2325

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