Parraweena Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Parraweena (2339) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 250 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Parraweena is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Parraweena was 246 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

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

91.0% of people living in the suburb of Parraweena were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% New Zealand, 1.2% England.

93.9% of people living in Parraweena speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% German, 1.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Parraweena is 49.2% Anglican, 21.4% Catholic, 13.3% No religion, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other Religious Groups.

66.7% of people are married, 20.8% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Parraweena.

68.9% of the people living in Parraweena over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.2% are working on a part time basis. Parraweena has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Parraweena are 39.4% Managers, 24.4% Labourers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Professionals, 7.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.3% Technicians & trades workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Parraweena work in are 60.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.5% Education and training, 4.6% Arts and recreation services, 4.6% Health care and social assistance, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Information media and telecommunications, 3.1% Construction, 3.1% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 2.3% Retail trade.

31.0% of homes are fully owned, and 26.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $529 per week and the median household income is $1053 per week.

The median rent in Parraweena is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parraweena postcode 2339

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