Maroubra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Maroubra (2035) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 9 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Maroubra is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of Maroubra was 29,594 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Maroubra is 36 years of age.

51.5% of people living in the suburb of Maroubra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% China , 3.5% Indonesia, 3.1% England, 2.2% Hong Kong , 2.0% New Zealand, 1.9% Greece, 1.6% South Africa, 1.2% Malaysia, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% France, 0.8% Russian Federation, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Philippines.

55.9% of people living in Maroubra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.7% Greek, 5.3% Cantonese, 4.5% Mandarin, 3.4% Indonesian, 2.0% Russian, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Spanish, 1.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Maroubra is 29.9% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 11.2% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.0% Eastern Orthodox, 5.5% Judaism, 3.9% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Islam, 1.4% Uniting Church.

44.0% of people are married, 40.2% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 1413 widowed people living in Maroubra.

62.0% of the people living in Maroubra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Maroubra has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Maroubra are 31.3% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Managers, 10.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 4.7% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maroubra work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Education and training, 8.6% Retail trade, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Construction, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 24.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $669 per week and the median household income is $1428 per week.

The median rent in Maroubra is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Maroubra postcode 2035

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