Malua Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Malua Bay (2536) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 231 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Malua Bay is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Malua Bay was 1,803 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Malua Bay is 47 years of age.

79.6% of people living in the suburb of Malua Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.2% Croatia, 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Austria, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% China , 0.3% Vietnam.

91.2% of people living in Malua Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Croatian, 0.8% German, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Malua Bay is 27.5% Anglican, 25.6% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.8% Baptist, 0.8% Pentecostal.

60.2% of people are married, 21.3% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Malua Bay.

49.4% of the people living in Malua Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.0% are working on a part time basis. Malua Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Malua Bay are 16.0% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Sales workers, 11.1% Managers, 8.7% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Malua Bay work in are 14.2% Retail trade, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Construction, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Education and training, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Manufacturing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Other services.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $478 per week and the median household income is $935 per week.

The median rent in Malua Bay is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Malua Bay postcode 2536

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