Koonawarra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Koonawarra (2530) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 80 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Koonawarra is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Koonawarra was 3,633 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Koonawarra is 35 years of age.

76.3% of people living in the suburb of Koonawarra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 1.6% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Chile, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Spain, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Vietnam.

88.1% of people living in Koonawarra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Spanish, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.9% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% German, 0.3% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Koonawarra is 30.0% Anglican, 25.0% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.6% Lutheran.

43.3% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 142 widowed people living in Koonawarra.

51.2% of the people living in Koonawarra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Koonawarra has an unemployment rate of 11.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Koonawarra are 17.6% Labourers, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Sales workers, 8.6% Professionals, 4.5% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Koonawarra work in are 16.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 11.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.6% Construction, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Education and training, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

26.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $377 per week and the median household income is $845 per week.

The median rent in Koonawarra is $206 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Koonawarra postcode 2530

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