Welby Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Welby (2575) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 96 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Welby is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Welby was 736 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

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

80.4% of people living in the suburb of Welby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Portugal, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.4% Germany.

91.8% of people living in Welby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% French, 0.7% Arabic, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.4% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Welby is 29.9% Anglican, 23.9% Catholic, 18.5% No religion, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other Religious Groups, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.8% Buddhism.

40.2% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 42 widowed people living in Welby.

53.2% of the people living in Welby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.7% are working on a part time basis. Welby has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Welby are 20.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Labourers, 15.0% Professionals, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.7% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Welby work in are 16.9% Retail trade, 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Manufacturing, 10.8% Construction, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Education and training, 5.7% Other services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Administrative and support services.

32.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $433 per week and the median household income is $858 per week.

The median rent in Welby is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Welby postcode 2575

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