NSW Demographics and LocalStats

New South Wales is a state of Australia. It's capital city is Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of New South Wales was 6,917,658 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of New South Wales is 38 years of age.

68.6% of people living in the state of New South Wales were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 2.3% China , 1.7% New Zealand, 1.4% India, 1.0% Vietnam, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Korea, Republic of .

72.5% of people living in New South Wales speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Arabic, 2.0% Mandarin, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.8% Other, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.3% Greek, 1.2% Italian, 0.8% Spanish.

The religious makeup of New South Wales is 27.5% Catholic, 19.9% Anglican, 17.9% No religion, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.2% Islam, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Buddhism, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

49.4% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 324517 widowed people living in New South Wales.

60.2% of the people living in New South Wales over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. New South Wales has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in New South Wales are 22.7% Professionals, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.7% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from New South Wales work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Construction, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

33.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1237 per week.

The median rent in New South Wales is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1993 per month.

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