Carramar Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Carramar (2163) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 23 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Carramar is in the federal electorate of Blaxland.

In the 2011 census the population of Carramar was 3,431 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carramar is 37 years of age.

39.1% of people living in the suburb of Carramar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.0% Vietnam, 3.8% China , 2.8% Iraq, 2.2% Lebanon, 1.7% Fiji, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Philippines, 1.3% Chile, 1.2% Poland, 1.1% Laos, 1.0% Cambodia, 1.0% Samoa, 0.8% England, 0.8% Italy.

27.5% of people living in Carramar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.1% Vietnamese, 9.3% Arabic, 7.7% Other, 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Cantonese, 4.1% Spanish, 3.4% Mandarin, 1.5% Assyrian, 1.5% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Carramar is 25.6% Catholic, 16.8% Buddhism, 12.4% Islam, 9.0% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Anglican, 4.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.5% Hinduism.

44.3% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 234 widowed people living in Carramar.

57.5% of the people living in Carramar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Carramar has an unemployment rate of 11.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Carramar are 17.7% Labourers, 15.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Professionals, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 5.3% Managers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carramar work in are 19.2% Manufacturing, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Construction, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

23.6% of homes are fully owned, and 26.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $360 per week and the median household income is $764 per week.

The median rent in Carramar is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carramar postcode 2163

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