Laurieton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Laurieton (2443) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 288 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Laurieton is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Laurieton was 1,931 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Laurieton is 64 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Laurieton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% China , 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% France, 0.2% India, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Greece.

93.7% of people living in Laurieton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Laurieton is 37.6% Anglican, 20.4% Catholic, 16.0% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.3% Uniting Church, 1.8% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Christian, nfd.

47.8% of people are married, 17.8% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 299 widowed people living in Laurieton.

46.8% of the people living in Laurieton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.4% are working on a part time basis. Laurieton has an unemployment rate of 10.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Laurieton are 20.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 12.7% Labourers, 10.4% Managers, 10.0% Professionals, 9.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Laurieton work in are 16.7% Retail trade, 14.2% Accommodation and food services, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Construction, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.0% Education and training, 4.7% Other services, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

51.0% of homes are fully owned, and 12.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $365 per week and the median household income is $567 per week.

The median rent in Laurieton is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1352 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Laurieton postcode 2443

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