Islington Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Islington (2296) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 117 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Islington is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Islington was 1,806 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

77.7% of people living in the suburb of Islington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.5% China , 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Ukraine, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.3% South Sudan, 0.3% United States of America.

84.7% of people living in Islington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.6% Hungarian, 0.6% German, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Islington is 36.8% No religion, 20.7% Catholic, 14.5% Anglican, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Buddhism, 2.1% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Christian, nfd.

25.6% of people are married, 55.2% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in Islington.

59.6% of the people living in Islington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Islington has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Islington are 28.4% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.5% Managers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Islington work in are 16.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Accommodation and food services, 10.9% Education and training, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Construction, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Manufacturing, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

20.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $639 per week and the median household income is $1148 per week.

The median rent in Islington is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Islington postcode 2296

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