Chifley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Chifley (2036) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Chifley is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of Chifley was 3,147 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chifley is 41 years of age.

68.9% of people living in the suburb of Chifley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.7% China , 1.2% Indonesia, 1.2% Egypt, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.7% Greece, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Poland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Malta, 0.6% Scotland.

73.4% of people living in Chifley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Greek, 2.5% Cantonese, 2.4% Other, 1.5% Spanish, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Arabic, 1.2% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Chifley is 38.9% Catholic, 20.2% Anglican, 12.9% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Judaism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.7% Islam, 1.6% Uniting Church.

50.9% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 139 widowed people living in Chifley.

59.8% of the people living in Chifley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Chifley has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Chifley are 20.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.5% Professionals, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Managers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chifley work in are 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Retail trade, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.0% Construction, 8.7% Education and training, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.5% Accommodation and food services.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $549 per week and the median household income is $1289 per week.

The median rent in Chifley is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chifley postcode 2036

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