Sanctuary Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sanctuary Point (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 147 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sanctuary Point is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Sanctuary Point was 6,612 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sanctuary Point is 46 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Sanctuary Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Uruguay.

91.7% of people living in Sanctuary Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.5% Croatian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Maltese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Sanctuary Point is 31.8% Anglican, 22.8% Catholic, 20.9% No religion, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

48.3% of people are married, 27.0% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 466 widowed people living in Sanctuary Point.

47.7% of the people living in Sanctuary Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Sanctuary Point has an unemployment rate of 13.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Sanctuary Point are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.9% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Labourers, 11.6% Sales workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Professionals, 8.1% Managers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sanctuary Point work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Retail trade, 11.3% Public administration and safety, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Construction, 8.0% Manufacturing, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Education and training, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

44.2% of homes are fully owned, and 25.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $370 per week and the median household income is $674 per week.

The median rent in Sanctuary Point is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sanctuary Point postcode 2540

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