Port Macquarie LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Port Macquarie was 41,723 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 region of Port Macquarie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland.

93.3% of people living in Port Macquarie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% 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% Mandarin, 0.1% Spanish.

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, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

50.8% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 3068 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 20.6% Professionals, 15.4% 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, 13.8% Retail trade, 10.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Education and training, 8.5% 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 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $470 per week and the median household income is $856 per week.

The median rent in Port Macquarie is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.