Oak Flats Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Oak Flats (2529) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 85 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Oak Flats is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Oak Flats was 6,310 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oak Flats is 40 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the suburb of Oak Flats were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 2.0% Germany, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Austria, 0.4% Spain, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Portugal.

88.6% of people living in Oak Flats speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% German, 1.3% Macedonian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Turkish, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Oak Flats is 27.3% Anglican, 26.8% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism.

51.3% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 337 widowed people living in Oak Flats.

56.3% of the people living in Oak Flats over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.8% are working on a part time basis. Oak Flats has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Oak Flats are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Professionals, 11.9% Labourers, 11.7% Sales workers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Managers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oak Flats work in are 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 12.2% Manufacturing, 9.0% Construction, 7.6% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Other services.

42.2% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $1091 per week.

The median rent in Oak Flats is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oak Flats postcode 2529

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