Lurnea Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lurnea (2170) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 30 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lurnea is in the federal electorate of Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Lurnea was 8,610 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

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

55.8% of people living in the suburb of Lurnea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% Lebanon, 4.3% Iraq, 2.4% Fiji, 2.3% Vietnam, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.6% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.5% Italy, 1.4% England, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Croatia, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Samoa, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.6% India.

43.2% of people living in Lurnea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 21.5% Arabic, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Vietnamese, 3.5% Other, 2.8% Hindi, 2.7% Spanish, 2.2% Italian, 2.0% Serbian, 2.0% Greek.

The religious makeup of Lurnea is 26.8% Catholic, 22.9% Islam, 12.9% Anglican, 7.0% No religion, 6.2% Eastern Orthodox, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Other Religious Groups, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.4% Hinduism, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

47.5% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 399 widowed people living in Lurnea.

59.0% of the people living in Lurnea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.4% are working on a part time basis. Lurnea has an unemployment rate of 11.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Lurnea are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.5% Labourers, 10.5% Professionals, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 6.9% Managers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lurnea work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.1% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Education and training.

26.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $373 per week and the median household income is $883 per week.

The median rent in Lurnea is $263 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lurnea postcode 2170

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