Barham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Barham (2732) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 675 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Barham is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Barham was 1,567 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Barham is 53 years of age.

87.2% of people living in the suburb of Barham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% England, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Austria, 0.3% India, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Germany.

91.2% of people living in Barham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Dutch, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Barham is 32.2% Anglican, 18.3% Catholic, 16.4% No religion, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Uniting Church, 4.2% Baptist, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.8% Buddhism, 0.8% Christian, nfd.

55.2% of people are married, 20.2% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 166 widowed people living in Barham.

57.6% of the people living in Barham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Barham has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Barham are 23.3% Managers, 14.6% Professionals, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Labourers, 9.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Barham work in are 17.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.6% Accommodation and food services, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.0% Education and training, 6.8% Construction, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.1% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Inadequately described/Not stated.

48.0% of homes are fully owned, and 20.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $405 per week and the median household income is $755 per week.

The median rent in Barham is $135 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barham postcode 2732

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