Sydney LocalStats Australia
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In the 2011 census the population of Sydney was 4,028,524 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.
The median/average age of the people in Sydney is 36 years of age.
58.1% of people living in the region of Sydney were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 3.7% China , 2.2% India, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.5% Philippines, 1.4% Lebanon, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Korea, Republic of .
59.7% of people living in Sydney speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Arabic, 3.3% Mandarin, 3.3% Cantonese, 2.5% Other, 2.1% Vietnamese, 2.0% Greek, 1.7% Italian, 1.3% Hindi.
The religious makeup of Sydney is 28.4% Catholic, 17.6% No religion, 15.0% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Islam, 4.5% Eastern Orthodox, 4.4% Buddhism, 2.8% Hinduism, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.
49.8% of people are married, 35.1% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 161990 widowed people living in Sydney.
62.5% of the people living in Sydney over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Sydney has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.
The main occupations of people living in Sydney are 26.2% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Managers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Sydney work in are 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 6.8% Financial and insurance services, 6.8% Construction, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Public administration and safety.
30.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $632 per week and the median household income is $1490 per week.
The median rent in Sydney is $365 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2169 per month.