Malabar Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Malabar (2036) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 12 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Malabar is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of Malabar was 4,937 and is comprised of approximately 36.9% females and 63.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Malabar is 42 years of age.

66.3% of people living in the suburb of Malabar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% China , 1.0% Lebanon, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Oceania and Antarctica, nfd, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Indonesia, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% France.

53.0% of people living in Malabar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 33.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Greek, 1.3% Other, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% French, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Malabar is 34.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 28.5% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 10.5% No religion, 3.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Judaism, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.2% Uniting Church, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

41.2% of people are married, 40.6% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 258 widowed people living in Malabar.

57.2% of the people living in Malabar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Malabar has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Malabar are 24.4% Professionals, 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.9% Managers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Malabar work in are 12.0% Education and training, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.3% Retail trade, 8.1% Construction, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Financial and insurance services.

35.7% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $511 per week and the median household income is $1058 per week.

The median rent in Malabar is $105 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Malabar postcode 2036

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