Ramsgate Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ramsgate (2217) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 14 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ramsgate is in the federal electorate of Barton.

In the 2011 census the population of Ramsgate was 904 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ramsgate is 40 years of age.

63.8% of people living in the suburb of Ramsgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% Greece, 4.3% Egypt, 2.7% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.4% Portugal, 1.1% Lebanon, 1.1% China , 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% India, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland.

60.7% of people living in Ramsgate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Greek, 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Arabic, 3.2% Macedonian, 2.1% Spanish, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.8% Other, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Ramsgate is 24.4% Catholic, 19.6% Eastern Orthodox, 17.7% Anglican, 10.0% No religion, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Oriental Orthodox, 3.5% Islam, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Pentecostal, 1.6% Buddhism.

50.5% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 46 widowed people living in Ramsgate.

61.4% of the people living in Ramsgate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Ramsgate has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Ramsgate are 18.7% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Managers, 8.6% Labourers, 7.9% Sales workers, 6.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ramsgate work in are 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.9% Construction, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.7% Education and training, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Financial and insurance services.

43.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1483 per week.

The median rent in Ramsgate is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2349 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ramsgate postcode 2217

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