Strathfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Strathfield (2135) is a suburb of Sydney, Canterbury/Bankstown, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Strathfield is in the federal electorates of Reid, Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Strathfield was 23,639 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Strathfield is 33 years of age.

37.4% of people living in the suburb of Strathfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.8% China , 9.0% Korea, Republic of , 8.1% India, 3.8% Nepal, 2.8% Sri Lanka, 2.3% Hong Kong , 2.1% Vietnam, 1.7% Italy, 1.5% Lebanon, 1.1% Malaysia, 0.8% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Egypt.

31.7% of people living in Strathfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Korean, 8.7% Cantonese, 8.4% Mandarin, 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.2% Other, 4.3% Arabic, 4.1% Other, 3.5% Tamil, 2.6% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Strathfield is 27.3% Catholic, 15.7% No religion, 13.5% Hinduism, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Buddhism, 5.4% Anglican, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Islam.

50.7% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 4.6% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 1072 widowed people living in Strathfield.

56.9% of the people living in Strathfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Strathfield has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Strathfield are 33.0% Professionals, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Managers, 10.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Labourers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Strathfield work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Financial and insurance services, 6.2% Education and training, 5.4% Manufacturing, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Construction.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 26.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $1470 per week.

The median rent in Strathfield is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

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