Reid Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Reid was 166,481 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Reid is 34 years of age.

44.9% of people living in the electorate of Reid were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.4% China , 4.6% Korea, Republic of , 3.9% India, 2.8% Italy, 1.9% Vietnam, 1.7% England, 1.6% Turkey, 1.5% Lebanon, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Nepal, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.2% Philippines, 0.8% Afghanistan.

39.0% of people living in Reid speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Mandarin, 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.4% Cantonese, 5.4% Korean, 4.9% Arabic, 4.7% Italian, 2.9% Other, 2.8% Turkish, 2.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Reid is 28.5% Catholic, 17.7% No religion, 10.4% Islam, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Anglican, 5.8% Buddhism, 5.6% Hinduism, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Uniting Church.

51.6% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 6113 widowed people living in Reid.

62.2% of the people living in Reid over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Reid has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Reid are 28.6% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Managers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Reid work in are 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.0% Financial and insurance services, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.8% Education and training, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 6.0% Construction.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $593 per week and the median household income is $1493 per week.

The median rent in Reid is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Reid contains postcodes 2046, 2047, 2127, 2128, 2132, 2134, 2135, 2137, 2138, 2140, 2141, 2144 and includes the suburbs of Abbotsford, Auburn, Berala, Breakfast Point, Burwood, Cabarita, Canada Bay, Chiswick, Concord, Concord West, Croydon, Drummoyne, Five Dock, Homebush, Homebush West, Liberty Grove, Lidcombe, Mortlake, Newington, North Strathfield, Rhodes, Rodd Point, Rookwood, Russell Lea, Silverwater, Strathfield, Sydney Olympic Park, Wareemba and Wentworth Point.