Fishermans Paradise Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fishermans Paradise (2539) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 167 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fishermans Paradise is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Fishermans Paradise was 420 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fishermans Paradise is 48 years of age.

79.8% of people living in the suburb of Fishermans Paradise were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.4% Ireland, 1.4% Germany, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Scotland.

91.4% of people living in Fishermans Paradise speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 1.4% German, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Fishermans Paradise is 26.8% Anglican, 26.4% No religion, 23.8% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.1% Baptist, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

45.8% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 17.3% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Fishermans Paradise.

45.3% of the people living in Fishermans Paradise over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Fishermans Paradise has an unemployment rate of 12.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Fishermans Paradise are 24.2% Technicians & trades workers, 18.2% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Labourers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.0% Sales workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fishermans Paradise work in are 17.8% Construction, 11.9% Education and training, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Inadequately described/Not stated, 6.9% Other services, 5.9% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Public administration and safety.

46.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $351 per week and the median household income is $611 per week.

The median rent in Fishermans Paradise is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fishermans Paradise postcode 2539

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