Gunnedah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gunnedah (2380) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 333 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gunnedah is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Gunnedah was 9,340 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

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

88.8% of people living in the suburb of Gunnedah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.9% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.3% China , 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Scotland, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Italy, 0.1% India, 0.1% Brazil.

92.4% of people living in Gunnedah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Samoan, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Gunnedah is 33.5% Anglican, 28.2% Catholic, 12.8% No religion, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.9% Uniting Church, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.6% Lutheran, 0.5% Pentecostal.

47.7% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 656 widowed people living in Gunnedah.

58.7% of the people living in Gunnedah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Gunnedah has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Gunnedah are 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Labourers, 13.4% Professionals, 13.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.3% Managers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gunnedah work in are 11.5% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Mining, 8.2% Manufacturing, 8.1% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.7% Construction, 5.6% Public administration and safety.

36.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $489 per week and the median household income is $938 per week.

The median rent in Gunnedah is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gunnedah postcode 2380

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