Gilgandra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gilgandra (2827) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 338 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gilgandra is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Gilgandra was 3,143 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gilgandra is 43 years of age.

89.6% of people living in the suburb of Gilgandra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.7% England, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Solomon Islands, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Nigeria, 0.2% Lebanon, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Inadequately described.

92.5% of people living in Gilgandra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Greek, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Gilgandra is 29.9% Anglican, 24.9% Catholic, 10.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 10.3% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.3% Pentecostal, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses.

47.0% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 245 widowed people living in Gilgandra.

55.1% of the people living in Gilgandra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Gilgandra has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Gilgandra are 15.9% Managers, 15.5% Community & personal service workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Labourers, 13.1% Professionals, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gilgandra work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Retail trade, 10.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Education and training, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Construction, 5.4% Other services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.7% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $727 per week.

The median rent in Gilgandra is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $964 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gilgandra postcode 2827

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