Taree LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Taree was 25,421 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taree is 44 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the region of Taree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% India, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% China .

93.2% of people living in Taree speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.2% German, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Taree is 33.3% Anglican, 18.6% Catholic, 17.0% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 1.1% Salvation Army, 0.8% Pentecostal.

45.4% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 1973 widowed people living in Taree.

50.7% of the people living in Taree over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Taree has an unemployment rate of 10.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Taree are 15.8% Labourers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Professionals, 13.0% Sales workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Managers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taree work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 16.4% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Education and training, 6.9% Construction, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Other services, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $392 per week and the median household income is $739 per week.

The median rent in Taree is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.