Gerringong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gerringong (2534) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 104 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gerringong is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Gerringong was 3,456 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gerringong is 42 years of age.

85.8% of people living in the suburb of Gerringong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Sweden.

95.2% of people living in Gerringong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Gerringong is 28.9% Catholic, 26.0% Anglican, 19.2% No religion, 11.3% Uniting Church, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

54.1% of people are married, 26.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 266 widowed people living in Gerringong.

54.0% of the people living in Gerringong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.5% are working on a part time basis. Gerringong has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Gerringong are 24.9% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Managers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.3% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gerringong work in are 14.2% Education and training, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Manufacturing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.2% Other services.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1186 per week.

The median rent in Gerringong is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gerringong postcode 2534

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