Werai Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Werai (2577) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 113 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Werai is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Werai was 251 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Werai is 54 years of age.

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Werai were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 2.0% Hungary, 2.0% United States of America, 2.0% Germany, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.2% New Zealand.

90.4% of people living in Werai speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Greek, 1.2% Other, 1.2% Dutch, 1.2% Hungarian, 1.2% Polish, 1.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% French.

The religious makeup of Werai is 42.0% Anglican, 18.4% Catholic, 16.0% No religion, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Lutheran, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

64.4% of people are married, 17.3% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in Werai.

55.8% of the people living in Werai 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. Werai has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Werai are 32.5% Managers, 23.7% Professionals, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Labourers, 2.6% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Werai work in are 17.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Education and training, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Inadequately described/Not stated.

57.5% of homes are fully owned, and 20.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $717 per week and the median household income is $1199 per week.

The median rent in Werai is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2279 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Werai postcode 2577

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