Moruya Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Moruya (2537) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 250 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Moruya is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Moruya was 3,855 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moruya is 46 years of age.

84.4% of people living in the suburb of Moruya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% French Polynesia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Slovenia, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Croatia, 0.1% Finland.

94.5% of people living in Moruya speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Moruya is 27.3% Catholic, 26.7% Anglican, 22.8% No religion, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.8% Buddhism.

49.9% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 251 widowed people living in Moruya.

46.9% of the people living in Moruya over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.8% are working on a part time basis. Moruya has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Moruya are 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Labourers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Professionals, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Managers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moruya work in are 17.2% Retail trade, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Construction, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Education and training, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

41.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $403 per week and the median household income is $782 per week.

The median rent in Moruya is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1309 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moruya postcode 2537

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