Berrara Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Berrara (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 161 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Berrara is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Berrara was 298 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Berrara is 50 years of age.

92.9% of people living in the suburb of Berrara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% Malaysia, 1.4% England.

97.0% of people living in Berrara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Greek.

The religious makeup of Berrara is 31.2% Anglican, 29.5% Catholic, 15.8% No religion, 4.4% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Other Protestant, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.7% Baptist.

52.2% of people are married, 27.7% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Berrara.

46.9% of the people living in Berrara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Berrara has an unemployment rate of 12.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Berrara are 22.3% Professionals, 20.5% Community & personal service workers, 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Managers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.1% Sales workers, 6.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.5% Labourers.

The main industries people from Berrara work in are 22.7% Construction, 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Education and training, 10.9% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.3% Arts and recreation services, 3.6% Information media and telecommunications, 2.7% Public administration and safety.

55.6% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $689 per week.

The median rent in Berrara is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1254 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Berrara postcode 2540

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