Goulburn Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Goulburn (2580) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 169 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Goulburn is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Goulburn was 21,092 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

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

87.8% of people living in the suburb of Goulburn were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% India, 0.2% China , 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Italy, 0.1% Vietnam, 0.1% Greece, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Burma .

90.5% of people living in Goulburn speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Goulburn is 31.9% Catholic, 31.2% Anglican, 12.4% No religion, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Buddhism.

43.9% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 1351 widowed people living in Goulburn.

59.7% of the people living in Goulburn over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Goulburn has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Goulburn are 16.1% Community & personal service workers, 14.2% Professionals, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.5% Managers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Goulburn work in are 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 12.0% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Construction, 6.9% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

33.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $516 per week and the median household income is $949 per week.

The median rent in Goulburn is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1482 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Goulburn postcode 2580

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