Gilead Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gilead (2560) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 49 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gilead is in the federal electorate of Macarthur.

In the 2011 census the population of Gilead was 349 and is comprised of approximately 59.6% females and 40.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gilead is 71 years of age.

73.6% of people living in the suburb of Gilead were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.0% Germany, 2.0% Scotland, 1.4% Burma , 1.4% Croatia, 1.4% Ireland, 1.4% Malta, 1.1% Fiji, 1.1% Portugal, 1.1% India, 1.1% Austria, 1.1% South Africa.

84.3% of people living in Gilead speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Croatian, 1.7% German, 1.7% Maltese, 0.9% Hindi, 0.9% Russian, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.9% Punjabi, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Gilead is 35.8% Catholic, 34.7% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% No religion, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.2% Baptist, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.7% Lutheran, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist.

44.6% of people are married, 10.8% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 102 widowed people living in Gilead.

60.0% of the people living in Gilead over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Gilead has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Gilead are 29.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 22.8% Professionals, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.4% Managers, 8.9% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Gilead work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.2% Manufacturing, 9.2% Administrative and support services, 7.9% Financial and insurance services, 7.9% Other services, 7.9% Wholesale trade, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Construction.

46.6% of homes are fully owned, and 9.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $288 per week and the median household income is $744 per week.

The median rent in Gilead is $70 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3550 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gilead postcode 2560

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