Sunshine Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sunshine Bay (2536) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 227 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sunshine Bay is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Sunshine Bay was 1,238 and is comprised of approximately 53.7% females and 46.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sunshine Bay is 51 years of age.

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Sunshine Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.9% Scotland, 1.4% Germany, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Belgium, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Chile.

93.4% of people living in Sunshine Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Croatian, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Sunshine Bay is 31.6% Anglican, 25.3% Catholic, 17.8% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Baptist, 0.8% Lutheran.

55.5% of people are married, 21.6% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Sunshine Bay.

46.3% of the people living in Sunshine Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Sunshine Bay has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Sunshine Bay are 16.7% Sales workers, 15.9% Community & personal service workers, 14.9% Professionals, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Managers, 9.7% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sunshine Bay work in are 21.3% Retail trade, 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Construction, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Education and training, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Other services, 3.9% Administrative and support services.

49.2% of homes are fully owned, and 22.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $781 per week.

The median rent in Sunshine Bay is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1360 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sunshine Bay postcode 2536

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