Werri Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Werri Beach (2534) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 102 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Werri Beach is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Werri Beach was 541 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Werri Beach is 40 years of age.

86.9% of people living in the suburb of Werri Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.3% Latvia, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Croatia, 0.9% Wales, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% United States of America.

93.7% of people living in Werri Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.1% French, 0.6% Other , 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Werri Beach is 27.7% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 19.7% Catholic, 11.6% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.1% Islam, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

54.8% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Werri Beach.

52.8% of the people living in Werri Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.1% are working on a part time basis. Werri Beach has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Werri Beach are 27.2% Professionals, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.3% Managers, 8.0% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Werri Beach work in are 17.5% Education and training, 14.4% Construction, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.4% Manufacturing, 3.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $569 per week and the median household income is $1163 per week.

The median rent in Werri Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Werri Beach postcode 2534

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