Gulgong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gulgong (2852) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 229 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gulgong is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Gulgong was 2,383 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gulgong is 39 years of age.

87.2% of people living in the suburb of Gulgong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Lebanon, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Inadequately described.

93.6% of people living in Gulgong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% German, 0.3% Maltese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% French.

The religious makeup of Gulgong is 36.3% Anglican, 28.6% Catholic, 14.1% No religion, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.5% Buddhism, 0.5% Baptist, 0.3% Hinduism.

47.8% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 146 widowed people living in Gulgong.

56.9% of the people living in Gulgong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Gulgong has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Gulgong are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.3% Labourers, 9.9% Managers, 9.8% Professionals, 9.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gulgong work in are 18.8% Mining, 12.3% Retail trade, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Education and training, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Construction, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $412 per week and the median household income is $902 per week.

The median rent in Gulgong is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gulgong postcode 2852

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