Flinders Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Flinders (2529) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 86 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Flinders is in the federal electorates of Gilmore, Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Flinders was 5,200 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Flinders is 33 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Flinders were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 2.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Portugal, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Spain, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Chile, 0.5% Turkey, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

79.6% of people living in Flinders speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Macedonian, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Spanish, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Turkish, 0.9% Serbian, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Portuguese, 0.8% Greek.

The religious makeup of Flinders is 32.0% Catholic, 20.9% Anglican, 14.9% No religion, 11.9% Eastern Orthodox, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Islam, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

59.4% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 159 widowed people living in Flinders.

60.3% of the people living in Flinders over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Flinders has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Flinders are 17.0% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.4% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.1% Labourers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Flinders work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.1% Construction, 6.7% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Financial and insurance services.

25.7% of homes are fully owned, and 49.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $586 per week and the median household income is $1518 per week.

The median rent in Flinders is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Flinders postcode 2529

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