Tathra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tathra (2550) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 337 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tathra is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Tathra was 1,526 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tathra is 49 years of age.

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Tathra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% Cyprus, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Chile, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% South Africa.

92.2% of people living in Tathra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.9% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Tathra is 27.8% Anglican, 25.7% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Baptist, 0.7% Lutheran.

51.8% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Tathra.

54.5% of the people living in Tathra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Tathra has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Tathra are 23.9% Professionals, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Managers, 11.4% Labourers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tathra work in are 14.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.1% Education and training, 10.5% Construction, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Manufacturing, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.7% Other services.

41.4% of homes are fully owned, and 22.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $530 per week and the median household income is $882 per week.

The median rent in Tathra is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tathra postcode 2550

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