Galston Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Galston (2159) is a suburb of Sydney, Hawkesbury, New South Wales. It is about 28 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Galston is in the federal electorate of Berowra.

In the 2011 census the population of Galston was 2,998 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Galston is 43 years of age.

78.4% of people living in the suburb of Galston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.5% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.4% China , 0.4% Taiwan, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% India, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Egypt.

88.7% of people living in Galston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Italian, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Arabic, 0.5% German, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Galston is 25.7% Catholic, 25.4% Anglican, 18.8% No religion, 7.7% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Baptist, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism.

57.0% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 177 widowed people living in Galston.

59.5% of the people living in Galston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Galston has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Galston are 23.3% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Galston work in are 12.2% Construction, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 7.8% Wholesale trade, 7.0% Manufacturing, 4.7% Financial and insurance services, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

42.2% of homes are fully owned, and 37.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $624 per week and the median household income is $1588 per week.

The median rent in Galston is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Galston postcode 2159

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