Erskineville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Erskineville (2043) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 4 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Erskineville is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Erskineville was 6,848 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Erskineville is 34 years of age.

63.8% of people living in the suburb of Erskineville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 1.5% Ireland, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% China , 1.0% United States of America, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Japan.

79.5% of people living in Erskineville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Spanish, 1.0% Vietnamese, 1.0% Greek, 0.9% German, 0.7% Russian.

The religious makeup of Erskineville is 45.3% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 10.5% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Buddhism, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.2% Islam, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

26.5% of people are married, 61.3% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 110 widowed people living in Erskineville.

75.4% of the people living in Erskineville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.3% are working on a part time basis. Erskineville has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Erskineville are 42.9% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 2.3% Labourers, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Erskineville work in are 16.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Financial and insurance services, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Education and training, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.5% Information media and telecommunications, 5.9% Retail trade, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

12.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1196 per week and the median household income is $2290 per week.

The median rent in Erskineville is $500 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

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