Bateau Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bateau Bay (2261) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 60 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bateau Bay is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Bateau Bay was 11,759 and is comprised of approximately 53.7% females and 46.3% males.

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

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Bateau Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India.

94.3% of people living in Bateau Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Bateau Bay is 30.4% Anglican, 30.1% Catholic, 16.6% No religion, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

46.7% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 1048 widowed people living in Bateau Bay.

54.3% of the people living in Bateau Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Bateau Bay has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Bateau Bay are 17.4% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Sales workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bateau Bay work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 9.0% Education and training, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $471 per week and the median household income is $938 per week.

The median rent in Bateau Bay is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bateau Bay postcode 2261

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