Austral Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Austral (2179) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 37 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Austral is in the federal electorates of Fowler, Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Austral was 3,023 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

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

62.5% of people living in the suburb of Austral were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.4% Italy, 2.4% Malta, 2.2% Lebanon, 1.2% China , 1.2% Croatia, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.8% England, 0.7% Iraq, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Egypt, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% France, 0.3% Germany.

52.3% of people living in Austral speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.1% Italian, 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.3% Arabic, 3.0% Maltese, 2.2% Cantonese, 2.1% Croatian, 1.6% Vietnamese, 1.4% Other, 1.0% Assyrian.

The religious makeup of Austral is 55.9% Catholic, 11.1% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% No religion, 5.6% Islam, 3.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Uniting Church.

50.1% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 232 widowed people living in Austral.

61.1% of the people living in Austral over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Austral has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Austral are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Managers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.8% Labourers, 8.5% Professionals, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Austral work in are 15.2% Construction, 10.8% Retail trade, 9.6% Manufacturing, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Other services, 5.0% Education and training.

46.3% of homes are fully owned, and 21.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $1191 per week.

The median rent in Austral is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2329 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Austral postcode 2179

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