Safety Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Safety Beach (2456) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 459 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Safety Beach is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Safety Beach was 769 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Safety Beach is 50 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Safety Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.4% Scotland, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% India, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Philippines.

96.4% of people living in Safety Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Safety Beach is 27.5% No religion, 26.4% Anglican, 24.6% Catholic, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Baptist.

63.4% of people are married, 21.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Safety Beach.

50.3% of the people living in Safety Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.6% are working on a part time basis. Safety Beach has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Safety Beach are 21.2% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.9% Sales workers, 8.8% Managers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Safety Beach work in are 17.2% Education and training, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.8% Construction, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 2.8% Manufacturing.

45.6% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $1025 per week.

The median rent in Safety Beach is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1422 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Safety Beach postcode 2456

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