Warrawong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Warrawong (2502) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 75 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Warrawong is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Warrawong was 4,764 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Warrawong is 41 years of age.

56.2% of people living in the suburb of Warrawong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 6.7% Italy, 4.9% Portugal, 1.9% England, 1.7% Spain, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% Malta, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Croatia, 0.9% Turkey, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.6% Greece, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany.

53.8% of people living in Warrawong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Macedonian, 8.8% Italian, 5.6% Portuguese, 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 2.5% Spanish, 1.9% Turkish, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Warrawong is 39.3% Catholic, 13.4% Anglican, 13.3% Eastern Orthodox, 13.1% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Islam, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Uniting Church, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

39.7% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 379 widowed people living in Warrawong.

50.8% of the people living in Warrawong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Warrawong has an unemployment rate of 14.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Warrawong are 20.0% Labourers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Professionals, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Managers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Warrawong work in are 14.1% Manufacturing, 13.9% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Education and training.

36.5% of homes are fully owned, and 13.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $340 per week and the median household income is $646 per week.

The median rent in Warrawong is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Warrawong postcode 2502

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