Merriwagga Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Merriwagga (2652) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 516 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Merriwagga is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Merriwagga was 169 and is comprised of approximately 43.2% females and 56.8% males.

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

97.0% of people living in the suburb of Merriwagga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

100.0% of people living in Merriwagga speak English only. The other top languages spoken ar.

The religious makeup of Merriwagga is 25.4% Anglican, 24.9% Catholic, 20.1% Uniting Church, 13.6% No religion, 9.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Baptist.

54.3% of people are married, 23.9% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 5.8% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Merriwagga.

70.8% of the people living in Merriwagga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.8% are working on a part time basis. Merriwagga has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Merriwagga are 55.0% Managers, 18.0% Labourers, 9.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.0% Professionals, 4.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Merriwagga work in are 56.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Retail trade, 5.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 2.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.9% Accommodation and food services, 2.9% Manufacturing, 2.9% Education and training.

57.7% of homes are fully owned, and 18.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $537 per week and the median household income is $756 per week.

The median rent in Merriwagga is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $823 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Merriwagga postcode 2652

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