Backmede Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Backmede (2470) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 592 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Backmede is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Backmede was 275 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Backmede is 45 years of age.

92.7% of people living in the suburb of Backmede were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.5% Germany.

96.4% of people living in Backmede speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Backmede is 30.3% Catholic, 28.1% Anglican, 12.4% No religion, 8.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.3% Salvation Army, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Baptist.

63.2% of people are married, 22.4% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Backmede.

62.7% of the people living in Backmede over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Backmede has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Backmede are 25.6% Managers, 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Professionals, 9.3% Labourers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Backmede work in are 24.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 17.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Manufacturing, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.0% Construction, 5.6% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.8% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Other services, 4.0% Financial and insurance services.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $434 per week and the median household income is $966 per week.

The median rent in Backmede is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Backmede postcode 2470

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