Fairfield West Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fairfield West (2165) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 26 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fairfield West is in the federal electorate of McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairfield West was 10,759 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fairfield West is 36 years of age.

44.5% of people living in the suburb of Fairfield West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.7% Vietnam, 10.5% Iraq, 3.5% Cambodia, 1.6% Italy, 1.5% Chile, 1.4% Lebanon, 1.2% Croatia, 1.1% England, 1.1% China , 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Malta, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Uruguay, 0.7% Syria.

29.3% of people living in Fairfield West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.8% Vietnamese, 10.8% Assyrian, 7.4% Arabic, 5.3% Spanish, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Khmer, 2.7% Cantonese, 2.5% Other, 2.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Fairfield West is 36.9% Catholic, 18.1% Buddhism, 8.3% No religion, 7.1% Anglican, 5.7% Eastern Orthodox, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Assyrian Apostolic, 4.3% Islam, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist.

51.6% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 469 widowed people living in Fairfield West.

59.6% of the people living in Fairfield West 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 West has an unemployment rate of 8.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairfield West are 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Labourers, 13.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Professionals, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fairfield West work in are 17.4% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Construction, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Other services.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $369 per week and the median household income is $1083 per week.

The median rent in Fairfield West is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1879 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fairfield West postcode 2165

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