Smithfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Smithfield (2164) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 25 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Smithfield is in the federal electorates of Blaxland, McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Smithfield was 11,019 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

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

48.7% of people living in the suburb of Smithfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.9% Iraq, 5.9% Vietnam, 4.2% Italy, 2.1% Lebanon, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.5% Malta, 1.3% Cambodia, 1.2% England, 1.0% China , 1.0% Uruguay, 1.0% Chile, 0.9% Fiji, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Iran.

39.6% of people living in Smithfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Arabic, 8.4% Assyrian, 8.0% Vietnamese, 5.9% Italian, 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.1% Spanish, 3.3% Other, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.3% Khmer.

The religious makeup of Smithfield is 42.5% Catholic, 9.2% Anglican, 8.3% Buddhism, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% No religion, 6.0% Islam, 4.2% Eastern Orthodox, 3.8% Assyrian Apostolic, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist.

48.1% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 612 widowed people living in Smithfield.

58.7% of the people living in Smithfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.2% are working on a part time basis. Smithfield has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Smithfield are 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Labourers, 11.1% Professionals, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Managers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Smithfield work in are 16.6% Manufacturing, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.7% Construction, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Other services, 4.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

31.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $382 per week and the median household income is $970 per week.

The median rent in Smithfield is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Smithfield postcode 2164

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