Tempe Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tempe (2044) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 8 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tempe is in the federal electorate of Grayndler.

In the 2011 census the population of Tempe was 3,299 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tempe is 38 years of age.

58.0% of people living in the suburb of Tempe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 3.2% England, 2.8% Vietnam, 2.6% Greece, 2.5% Philippines, 2.3% China , 2.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Nepal, 0.8% Portugal, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Fiji, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Thailand.

60.5% of people living in Tempe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.8% Macedonian, 4.2% Greek, 3.6% Cantonese, 3.2% Vietnamese, 2.2% Other, 1.2% Tagalog, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Tempe is 26.2% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 11.1% Eastern Orthodox, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.1% Anglican, 4.7% Buddhism, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.8% Hinduism, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Islam.

42.5% of people are married, 42.2% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 103 widowed people living in Tempe.

65.6% of the people living in Tempe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.7% are working on a part time basis. Tempe has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Tempe are 27.7% Professionals, 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 7.6% Labourers, 7.5% Sales workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tempe work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.6% Education and training, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Retail trade, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Financial and insurance services, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Manufacturing.

31.5% of homes are fully owned, and 41.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $691 per week and the median household income is $1615 per week.

The median rent in Tempe is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tempe postcode 2044

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