Muswellbrook LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Muswellbrook was 11,791 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

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

86.3% of people living in the region of Muswellbrook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% China , 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Germany.

89.0% of people living in Muswellbrook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Muswellbrook is 34.0% Anglican, 26.0% Catholic, 14.3% No religion, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Buddhism, 0.5% Other religious affiliation .

45.2% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 466 widowed people living in Muswellbrook.

63.6% of the people living in Muswellbrook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Muswellbrook has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Muswellbrook are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 18.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.4% Labourers, 11.4% Professionals, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Muswellbrook work in are 23.0% Mining, 10.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Construction, 5.0% Education and training, 4.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.9% Other services.

25.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $622 per week and the median household income is $1405 per week.

The median rent in Muswellbrook is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.