Dapto Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Dapto (2530) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 79 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Dapto is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Dapto was 10,735 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dapto is 39 years of age.

77.8% of people living in the suburb of Dapto were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.4% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Chile, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

89.5% of people living in Dapto speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Maltese, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Dapto is 29.0% Anglican, 27.6% Catholic, 17.0% No religion, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 1.0% Lutheran.

50.4% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 606 widowed people living in Dapto.

58.2% of the people living in Dapto over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Dapto has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Dapto are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Professionals, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Labourers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Sales workers, 7.0% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dapto work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.5% Manufacturing, 8.1% Construction, 7.4% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Other services.

37.1% of homes are fully owned, and 37.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $485 per week and the median household income is $1051 per week.

The median rent in Dapto is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dapto postcode 2530

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