Paddington Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Paddington (2021) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Paddington is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Paddington was 12,134 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Paddington is 35 years of age.

57.6% of people living in the suburb of Paddington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.9% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 1.6% United States of America, 1.1% South Africa, 1.1% Ireland, 0.8% France, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Greece.

77.1% of people living in Paddington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% French, 1.3% Greek, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% German, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.5% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Paddington is 30.3% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 17.9% Anglican, 15.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Judaism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

34.4% of people are married, 52.3% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 295 widowed people living in Paddington.

70.6% of the people living in Paddington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.0% are working on a part time basis. Paddington has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Paddington are 46.7% Professionals, 20.8% Managers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 6.3% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Technicians & trades workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Labourers, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Paddington work in are 22.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.5% Financial and insurance services, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Information media and telecommunications, 6.5% Retail trade, 6.1% Education and training, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Administrative and support services, 3.5% Public administration and safety.

26.1% of homes are fully owned, and 25.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1225 per week and the median household income is $2290 per week.

The median rent in Paddington is $550 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3467 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paddington postcode 2021

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