Fowler Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Fowler was 148,964 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fowler is 34 years of age.

44.4% of people living in the electorate of Fowler were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.1% Vietnam, 3.9% Cambodia, 3.9% Iraq, 1.9% China , 1.9% Fiji, 1.5% Italy, 1.5% Laos, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Croatia, 1.4% Lebanon, 1.4% Philippines, 0.8% Serbia, 0.8% Chile, 0.7% Thailand.

27.7% of people living in Fowler speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.0% Vietnamese, 6.7% Arabic, 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Cantonese, 3.9% Khmer, 3.8% Other, 3.5% Assyrian, 3.3% Serbian, 3.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Fowler is 28.4% Catholic, 24.7% Buddhism, 7.9% No religion, 6.9% Eastern Orthodox, 6.7% Islam, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Anglican, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.6% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.5% Christian, nfd.

48.8% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 6344 widowed people living in Fowler.

59.1% of the people living in Fowler over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.3% are working on a part time basis. Fowler has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Fowler are 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Labourers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.2% Professionals, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Managers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fowler work in are 18.6% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Construction, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.5% Financial and insurance services.

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $375 per week and the median household income is $1031 per week.

The median rent in Fowler is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Fowler contains postcodes 2166, 2168, 2170, 2171, 2176, 2177, 2178, 2179 and includes the suburbs of Ashcroft, Austral, Bonnyrigg, Bonnyrigg Heights, Busby, Cabramatta, Cabramatta West, Canley Heights, Canley Vale, Cartwright, Cecil Hills, Cecil Park, Edensor Park, Elizabeth Hills, Greenfield Park, Green Valley, Heckenberg, Hinchinbrook, Lansvale, Liverpool, Middleton Grange, Miller, Mount Pritchard, Prairiewood, Sadleir, St Johns Park, Wakeley and West Hoxton.