Five Dock Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Five Dock (2046) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Five Dock is in the federal electorate of Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Five Dock was 8,747 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Five Dock is 39 years of age.

63.1% of people living in the suburb of Five Dock were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.8% Italy, 3.1% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.7% China , 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% India.

62.5% of people living in Five Dock speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.0% Italian, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Cantonese, 2.2% Greek, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.5% Spanish, 1.3% Other, 1.2% Arabic, 0.8% Korean.

The religious makeup of Five Dock is 48.7% Catholic, 15.9% No religion, 10.6% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Buddhism, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.0% Islam, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

49.8% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 474 widowed people living in Five Dock.

65.4% of the people living in Five Dock over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.2% are working on a part time basis. Five Dock has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Five Dock are 29.1% Professionals, 18.8% Managers, 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Five Dock work in are 12.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Education and training, 8.8% Retail trade, 8.2% Financial and insurance services, 6.2% Construction, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

33.1% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $761 per week and the median household income is $1706 per week.

The median rent in Five Dock is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Five Dock postcode 2046

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