Pelaw Main Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Pelaw Main (2327) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 118 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Pelaw Main is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Pelaw Main was 1,027 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pelaw Main is 38 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Pelaw Main were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Switzerland.

91.7% of people living in Pelaw Main speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% French, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Pelaw Main is 31.6% Anglican, 19.0% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.3% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal, 0.9% Other Protestant.

42.5% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 48 widowed people living in Pelaw Main.

58.4% of the people living in Pelaw Main over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Pelaw Main has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Pelaw Main are 22.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.9% Labourers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 8.7% Professionals, 3.0% Managers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pelaw Main work in are 17.7% Manufacturing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Retail trade, 8.5% Construction, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Mining, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Other services.

36.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $460 per week and the median household income is $959 per week.

The median rent in Pelaw Main is $181 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pelaw Main postcode 2327

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