Mittagong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mittagong (2575) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 95 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mittagong is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Mittagong was 5,722 and is comprised of approximately 54.1% females and 45.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mittagong is 45 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Mittagong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% Wales.

91.2% of people living in Mittagong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Other, 0.3% French, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Mittagong is 28.3% Anglican, 25.2% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.8% Jehovah's Witnesses.

48.1% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 368 widowed people living in Mittagong.

54.1% of the people living in Mittagong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Mittagong has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Mittagong are 23.2% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Managers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.8% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mittagong work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Retail trade, 12.1% Education and training, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Construction, 8.5% Manufacturing, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Administrative and support services.

41.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $484 per week and the median household income is $942 per week.

The median rent in Mittagong is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mittagong postcode 2575

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