Bellambi Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bellambi (2518) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 62 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bellambi is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Bellambi was 4,011 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bellambi is 37 years of age.

78.1% of people living in the suburb of Bellambi were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Cook Islands, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Turkey, 0.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.2% China .

87.0% of people living in Bellambi speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.4% Turkish, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Bellambi is 27.4% Catholic, 24.4% Anglican, 20.5% No religion, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Baptist.

33.9% of people are married, 41.9% have never married and 13.4% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 201 widowed people living in Bellambi.

51.6% of the people living in Bellambi over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Bellambi has an unemployment rate of 11.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bellambi are 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Professionals, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 13.0% Labourers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bellambi work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.4% Education and training, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Administrative and support services.

20.8% of homes are fully owned, and 22.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $392 per week and the median household income is $763 per week.

The median rent in Bellambi is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bellambi postcode 2518

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