Awaba Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Awaba (2283) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 101 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Awaba is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Awaba was 352 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Awaba is 37 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Awaba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany.

96.0% of people living in Awaba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Thai, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% French.

The religious makeup of Awaba is 27.5% No religion, 20.4% Catholic, 19.0% Anglican, 10.2% Uniting Church, 4.8% Baptist, 4.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Salvation Army, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses.

48.2% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Awaba.

56.4% of the people living in Awaba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.2% are working on a part time basis. Awaba has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Awaba are 21.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 13.3% Labourers, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 5.8% Managers.

The main industries people from Awaba work in are 17.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 8.7% Education and training, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Other services, 5.2% Administrative and support services, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 52.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $480 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Awaba is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Awaba postcode 2283

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