Port Macquarie Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Port Macquarie (2444) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 314 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Port Macquarie is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Macquarie was 41,491 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Macquarie is 46 years of age.

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Port Macquarie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Canada, 0.1% China , 0.1% Northern Ireland.

93.3% of people living in Port Macquarie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% French, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Port Macquarie is 27.9% Anglican, 26.6% Catholic, 17.7% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

50.7% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 3058 widowed people living in Port Macquarie.

53.1% of the people living in Port Macquarie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Port Macquarie has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Macquarie are 20.7% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.3% Managers, 8.9% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Macquarie work in are 17.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 10.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Manufacturing.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 25.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $471 per week and the median household income is $855 per week.

The median rent in Port Macquarie is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Macquarie postcode 2444

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