Calala Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Calala (2340) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 305 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Calala is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Calala was 3,451 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Calala is 31 years of age.

92.3% of people living in the suburb of Calala were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.3% Singapore, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% Afghanistan, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Chile, 0.1% China , 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Italy.

95.7% of people living in Calala speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Persian, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Calala is 36.1% Anglican, 26.4% Catholic, 12.6% No religion, 6.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

52.5% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 88 widowed people living in Calala.

61.9% of the people living in Calala over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Calala has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Calala are 20.4% Professionals, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Calala work in are 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Education and training, 12.4% Retail trade, 8.1% Construction, 7.3% Manufacturing, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Wholesale trade.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $600 per week and the median household income is $1312 per week.

The median rent in Calala is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1607 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Calala postcode 2340

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