Fairfield East Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fairfield East (2165) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 21 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fairfield East is in the federal electorate of Blaxland.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairfield East was 5,074 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fairfield East is 34 years of age.

41.8% of people living in the suburb of Fairfield East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 18.7% Vietnam, 3.9% Iraq, 3.6% China , 3.5% Lebanon, 1.8% Philippines, 1.5% Burma , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Cambodia, 1.2% Chile, 1.0% Thailand, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Laos, 0.7% Fiji, 0.6% England.

24.6% of people living in Fairfield East speak Vietnamese. The other top languages spoken are 22.1% English only, 14.8% Arabic, 6.1% Cantonese, 6.0% Other, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Mandarin, 3.2% Spanish, 2.1% Assyrian, 1.3% Khmer.

The religious makeup of Fairfield East is 26.0% Catholic, 24.4% Buddhism, 15.2% Islam, 9.1% No religion, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Anglican, 3.4% Baptist, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Uniting Church.

46.4% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 271 widowed people living in Fairfield East.

56.8% of the people living in Fairfield East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. Fairfield East has an unemployment rate of 11.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairfield East are 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Labourers, 15.0% Professionals, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 5.4% Managers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fairfield East work in are 20.4% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 7.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Construction, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

27.3% of homes are fully owned, and 29.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $339 per week and the median household income is $848 per week.

The median rent in Fairfield East is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fairfield East postcode 2165

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