Kandos Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kandos (2848) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 161 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kandos is in the federal electorate of Hunter.

In the 2011 census the population of Kandos was 1,284 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Kandos were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% China , 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% India, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Japan, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Egypt.

93.1% of people living in Kandos speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.7% Italian, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Kandos is 36.7% Anglican, 27.7% Catholic, 13.6% No religion, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other Religious Groups, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.7% Baptist.

38.3% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 121 widowed people living in Kandos.

51.1% of the people living in Kandos over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Kandos has an unemployment rate of 16.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kandos are 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.6% Professionals, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Labourers, 7.2% Managers, 6.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.7% Sales workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kandos work in are 16.1% Mining, 13.3% Education and training, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Manufacturing, 6.4% Other services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Construction.

44.1% of homes are fully owned, and 20.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $342 per week and the median household income is $614 per week.

The median rent in Kandos is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kandos postcode 2848

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