Bowral Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bowral (2576) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 99 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bowral is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Bowral was 8,022 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

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

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Bowral were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.3% China , 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Hungary.

91.4% of people living in Bowral speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Bowral is 29.3% Anglican, 25.9% Catholic, 18.4% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

55.0% of people are married, 23.2% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 577 widowed people living in Bowral.

54.2% of the people living in Bowral over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.0% are working on a part time basis. Bowral has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Bowral are 26.9% Professionals, 15.1% Managers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bowral work in are 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.1% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.6% Manufacturing, 7.0% Construction, 3.7% Wholesale trade, 3.5% Public administration and safety.

47.5% of homes are fully owned, and 26.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $560 per week and the median household income is $1051 per week.

The median rent in Bowral is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bowral postcode 2576

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