Batemans Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Batemans Bay (2536) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 225 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Batemans Bay is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Batemans Bay was 1,432 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Batemans Bay is 49 years of age.

75.9% of people living in the suburb of Batemans Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% China , 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% France, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.3% Austria.

86.9% of people living in Batemans Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Batemans Bay is 28.5% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 17.8% No religion, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.5% Uniting Church, 1.7% Salvation Army, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

35.2% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 15.3% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 159 widowed people living in Batemans Bay.

47.0% of the people living in Batemans Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. Batemans Bay has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Batemans Bay are 17.2% Community & personal service workers, 16.2% Labourers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Sales workers, 9.6% Managers, 9.4% Professionals, 8.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Batemans Bay work in are 20.7% Accommodation and food services, 15.3% Retail trade, 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Construction, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.7% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Education and training, 3.5% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 3.3% Other services.

29.3% of homes are fully owned, and 9.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $388 per week and the median household income is $584 per week.

The median rent in Batemans Bay is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Batemans Bay postcode 2536

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