Candelo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Candelo (2550) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 350 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Candelo is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Candelo was 732 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Candelo is 44 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Candelo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% France, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Germany.

94.9% of people living in Candelo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% French, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Candelo is 28.1% No religion, 26.9% Anglican, 20.2% Catholic, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Buddhism, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Baptist.

48.7% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Candelo.

45.8% of the people living in Candelo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.3% are working on a part time basis. Candelo has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Candelo are 19.0% Professionals, 18.4% Managers, 15.7% Labourers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Candelo work in are 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Education and training, 9.0% Retail trade, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Manufacturing, 6.6% Construction, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $453 per week and the median household income is $880 per week.

The median rent in Candelo is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Candelo postcode 2550

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