Woy Woy Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woy Woy (2256) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 44 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woy Woy is in the federal electorate of Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Woy Woy was 10,114 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Woy Woy is 48 years of age.

77.7% of people living in the suburb of Woy Woy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Inadequately described, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Fiji, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Indonesia.

89.8% of people living in Woy Woy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Woy Woy is 29.9% Anglican, 27.8% Catholic, 17.4% No religion, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

40.7% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 955 widowed people living in Woy Woy.

54.4% of the people living in Woy Woy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Woy Woy has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Woy Woy are 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.3% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.5% Labourers, 8.4% Managers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woy Woy work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Retail trade, 7.9% Construction, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Education and training.

36.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $421 per week and the median household income is $795 per week.

The median rent in Woy Woy is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woy Woy postcode 2256

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