Parma Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Parma (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 136 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Parma is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Parma was 321 and is comprised of approximately 46.7% females and 53.3% males.

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

86.2% of people living in the suburb of Parma were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.9% Kenya, 1.9% Inadequately described, 1.6% Netherlands.

94.1% of people living in Parma speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Parma is 25.7% No religion, 19.7% Catholic, 17.6% Anglican, 13.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.0% Other Religious Groups, 4.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist.

61.2% of people are married, 22.4% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Parma.

53.3% of the people living in Parma over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Parma has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Parma are 23.4% Professionals, 17.5% Managers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.8% Sales workers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Parma work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Construction, 11.5% Education and training, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.3% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.8% Retail trade.

47.7% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $603 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Parma is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parma postcode 2540

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