Leumeah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Leumeah (2560) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 40 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Leumeah is in the federal electorates of Macarthur, Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Leumeah was 9,419 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leumeah is 35 years of age.

67.7% of people living in the suburb of Leumeah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.5% Philippines, 2.2% India, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Fiji, 0.8% Samoa, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% China , 0.5% Lebanon, 0.4% Iraq, 0.4% Egypt, 0.4% Germany.

74.4% of people living in Leumeah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Arabic, 2.3% Other, 1.5% Samoan, 1.4% Other, 1.3% Spanish, 1.2% Hindi, 1.2% Tagalog, 1.2% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Leumeah is 28.1% Catholic, 24.2% Anglican, 14.2% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Islam, 2.9% Hinduism, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

46.4% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 327 widowed people living in Leumeah.

62.7% of the people living in Leumeah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Leumeah has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Leumeah are 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Professionals, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Labourers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leumeah work in are 13.0% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Education and training, 7.0% Construction, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

27.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1144 per week.

The median rent in Leumeah is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leumeah postcode 2560

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