Padstow Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Padstow (2211) is a suburb of Sydney, Canterbury/Bankstown, New South Wales. It is about 18 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Padstow is in the federal electorates of Banks, Hughes.

In the 2011 census the population of Padstow was 12,717 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Padstow is 39 years of age.

61.9% of people living in the suburb of Padstow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% China , 3.7% Vietnam, 2.0% Lebanon, 2.0% India, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% England, 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.3% Egypt, 1.2% Greece, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Fiji.

55.7% of people living in Padstow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Arabic, 6.3% Cantonese, 4.7% Greek, 4.6% Vietnamese, 4.1% Mandarin, 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Macedonian, 1.8% Other, 1.0% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Padstow is 27.9% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 14.1% No religion, 8.9% Eastern Orthodox, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Buddhism, 4.8% Islam, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Uniting Church.

51.4% of people are married, 30.6% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 732 widowed people living in Padstow.

63.3% of the people living in Padstow over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Padstow has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Padstow are 19.9% Professionals, 19.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Padstow work in are 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Construction, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Education and training, 6.6% Accommodation and food services.

36.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $1272 per week.

The median rent in Padstow is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Padstow postcode 2211

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