Ashcroft Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ashcroft (2168) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 29 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ashcroft is in the federal electorate of Fowler.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashcroft was 3,308 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashcroft is 32 years of age.

57.7% of people living in the suburb of Ashcroft were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% Lebanon, 5.6% Vietnam, 2.6% Iraq, 2.2% Fiji, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% England, 1.1% Samoa, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% China , 0.7% India, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.6% Timor-Leste, 0.5% Tonga.

45.2% of people living in Ashcroft speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.5% Arabic, 8.8% Vietnamese, 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Other, 2.4% Samoan, 2.1% Hindi, 1.3% Serbian, 1.2% Spanish, 1.1% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Ashcroft is 26.9% Catholic, 19.4% Islam, 15.1% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Buddhism, 7.0% No religion, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Hinduism, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

40.6% of people are married, 39.0% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 156 widowed people living in Ashcroft.

51.1% of the people living in Ashcroft over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Ashcroft has an unemployment rate of 15.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashcroft are 18.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.9% Labourers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.3% Professionals, 4.5% Managers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashcroft work in are 18.0% Manufacturing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Construction, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.3% Other services.

21.3% of homes are fully owned, and 23.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $343 per week and the median household income is $694 per week.

The median rent in Ashcroft is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashcroft postcode 2168

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