Prestons Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Prestons (2170) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 32 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Prestons is in the federal electorate of Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Prestons was 14,420 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Prestons is 31 years of age.

53.1% of people living in the suburb of Prestons were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% Fiji, 3.9% Philippines, 3.1% India, 1.8% Vietnam, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.3% Lebanon, 1.2% Iraq, 1.2% Turkey, 1.1% England, 1.0% Laos, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Chile, 0.8% Egypt.

42.1% of people living in Prestons speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Hindi, 6.5% Arabic, 6.4% Other, 3.3% Spanish, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Turkish, 2.6% Vietnamese, 2.6% Tagalog, 2.3% Urdu.

The religious makeup of Prestons is 32.2% Catholic, 14.6% Islam, 9.6% Hinduism, 8.1% Anglican, 6.4% Eastern Orthodox, 6.0% No religion, 4.4% Buddhism, 4.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Pentecostal, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

60.5% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 4.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 358 widowed people living in Prestons.

67.2% of the people living in Prestons over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.2% are working on a part time basis. Prestons has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Prestons are 19.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.4% Professionals, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.8% Managers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Prestons work in are 14.3% Manufacturing, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Construction, 6.3% Education and training, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

16.9% of homes are fully owned, and 65.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $1790 per week.

The median rent in Prestons is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2401 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Prestons postcode 2170

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