Congo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Congo (2537) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 251 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Congo is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Congo was 225 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Congo is 41 years of age.

89.2% of people living in the suburb of Congo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 2.2% New Zealand.

96.0% of people living in Congo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Polish, 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Congo is 45.8% No religion, 20.9% Catholic, 16.9% Anglican, 4.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Pentecostal.

43.3% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 14.4% are divorced and 7.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Congo.

42.9% of the people living in Congo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Congo has an unemployment rate of 13.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Congo are 26.6% Professionals, 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Community & personal service workers, 13.8% Managers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 6.4% Labourers.

The main industries people from Congo work in are 19.0% Health care and social assistance, 17.0% Education and training, 15.0% Public administration and safety, 12.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Construction, 6.0% Manufacturing, 3.0% Arts and recreation services, 3.0% Retail trade.

48.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $396 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Congo is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Congo postcode 2537

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