Chippendale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Chippendale (2008) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 2 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Chippendale is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Chippendale was 4,057 and is comprised of approximately 45.9% females and 54.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chippendale is 29 years of age.

38.3% of people living in the suburb of Chippendale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.6% China , 3.8% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 2.6% Indonesia, 2.5% India, 2.4% Thailand, 2.0% Vietnam, 1.7% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Malaysia, 1.2% Nepal, 1.2% United States of America, 0.9% Japan, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Ireland.

50.1% of people living in Chippendale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 10.5% Mandarin, 2.9% Cantonese, 2.2% Thai, 2.2% Indonesian, 2.1% Vietnamese, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Other, 1.6% Korean.

The religious makeup of Chippendale is 40.7% No religion, 16.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.4% Catholic, 7.7% Buddhism, 6.1% Anglican, 2.7% Hinduism, 1.8% Islam, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

18.4% of people are married, 72.7% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Chippendale.

63.0% of the people living in Chippendale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Chippendale has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Chippendale are 39.9% Professionals, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Managers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Technicians & trades workers, 4.2% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Chippendale work in are 16.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Financial and insurance services, 9.1% Education and training, 7.5% Information media and telecommunications, 6.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Manufacturing.

8.5% of homes are fully owned, and 20.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 68.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $730 per week and the median household income is $1371 per week.

The median rent in Chippendale is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chippendale postcode 2008

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