Gundagai Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gundagai (2722) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 314 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gundagai is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Gundagai was 1,474 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

90.7% of people living in the suburb of Gundagai were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% China , 0.3% Nepal, 0.3% England, 0.3% Lebanon, 0.3% India, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Greece.

94.6% of people living in Gundagai speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Gundagai is 40.0% Anglican, 36.5% Catholic, 8.3% No religion, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox, 0.5% Christian, nfd, 0.5% Hinduism.

48.2% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 131 widowed people living in Gundagai.

53.6% of the people living in Gundagai over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Gundagai has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Gundagai are 20.5% Labourers, 14.4% Managers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Professionals, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.7% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gundagai work in are 16.6% Accommodation and food services, 12.7% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Construction, 9.0% Retail trade, 9.0% Education and training, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

46.7% of homes are fully owned, and 23.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $828 per week.

The median rent in Gundagai is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gundagai postcode 2722

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