Strathfield South Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Strathfield South (2136) is a suburb of Sydney, Canterbury/Bankstown, New South Wales. It is about 12 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Strathfield South is in the federal electorate of Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Strathfield South was 3,211 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Strathfield South is 36 years of age.

51.2% of people living in the suburb of Strathfield South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% China , 5.0% Sri Lanka, 4.8% Korea, Republic of , 4.0% India, 2.7% Italy, 2.2% Lebanon, 2.1% Hong Kong , 1.2% Philippines, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% England, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Ireland.

41.1% of people living in Strathfield South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Cantonese, 6.7% Korean, 6.6% Arabic, 5.7% Tamil, 5.6% Italian, 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Greek, 3.3% Other, 3.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Strathfield South is 38.0% Catholic, 11.7% No religion, 9.2% Hinduism, 6.8% Anglican, 6.6% Eastern Orthodox, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Buddhism, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.1% Islam.

53.9% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 126 widowed people living in Strathfield South.

61.4% of the people living in Strathfield South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Strathfield South has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Strathfield South are 27.5% Professionals, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Strathfield South work in are 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.6% Construction, 7.5% Financial and insurance services, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $565 per week and the median household income is $1475 per week.

The median rent in Strathfield South is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Strathfield South postcode 2136

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