Yowie Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Yowie Bay (2228) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 22 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Yowie Bay is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Yowie Bay was 3,167 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yowie Bay is 43 years of age.

83.4% of people living in the suburb of Yowie Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 0.9% China , 0.9% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Greece, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Singapore, 0.3% India, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Malaysia.

88.7% of people living in Yowie Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Greek, 1.3% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Yowie Bay is 32.3% Catholic, 28.3% Anglican, 15.8% No religion, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Baptist, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Pentecostal.

61.2% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 160 widowed people living in Yowie Bay.

56.7% of the people living in Yowie Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.5% are working on a part time basis. Yowie Bay has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Yowie Bay are 25.5% Professionals, 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.0% Managers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.6% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yowie Bay work in are 10.9% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Education and training, 8.6% Construction, 8.1% Manufacturing, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

51.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $749 per week and the median household income is $2009 per week.

The median rent in Yowie Bay is $550 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2539 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yowie Bay postcode 2228

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