Goonellabah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Goonellabah (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 596 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Goonellabah is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Goonellabah was 12,537 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Goonellabah is 39 years of age.

88.1% of people living in the suburb of Goonellabah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% China , 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% India, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Ireland.

93.1% of people living in Goonellabah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Goonellabah is 27.2% Catholic, 21.1% Anglican, 18.0% No religion, 7.4% Uniting Church, 6.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

46.4% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 739 widowed people living in Goonellabah.

54.5% of the people living in Goonellabah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Goonellabah has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Goonellabah are 19.3% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Sales workers, 12.1% Labourers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Goonellabah work in are 18.6% Health care and social assistance, 16.0% Retail trade, 10.7% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Other services, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $499 per week and the median household income is $958 per week.

The median rent in Goonellabah is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Goonellabah postcode 2480

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