Matraville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Matraville (2036) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Matraville is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of Matraville was 9,039 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Matraville is 40 years of age.

59.7% of people living in the suburb of Matraville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 2.9% China , 2.3% New Zealand, 1.7% Hong Kong , 1.5% Indonesia, 1.4% Egypt, 1.2% Italy, 1.2% Malaysia, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Malta, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% India.

63.7% of people living in Matraville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Cantonese, 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Greek, 2.9% Mandarin, 2.4% Italian, 2.4% Spanish, 2.2% Other, 1.7% Indonesian, 1.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Matraville is 40.1% Catholic, 14.5% No religion, 14.5% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Judaism, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Islam, 1.4% Uniting Church.

48.5% of people are married, 34.4% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 498 widowed people living in Matraville.

60.3% of the people living in Matraville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Matraville has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Matraville are 20.0% Professionals, 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Managers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Matraville work in are 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Manufacturing.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1291 per week.

The median rent in Matraville is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Matraville postcode 2036

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