Telopea Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Telopea (2117) is a suburb of Sydney, Parramatta, New South Wales. It is about 17 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Telopea is in the federal electorate of Parramatta.

In the 2011 census the population of Telopea was 5,177 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Telopea is 38 years of age.

51.4% of people living in the suburb of Telopea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.2% China , 5.4% Korea, Republic of , 2.8% Hong Kong , 1.7% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.6% Lebanon, 1.6% India, 1.2% Iran, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% Malaysia, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.5% South Africa.

49.4% of people living in Telopea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.3% Mandarin, 9.3% Cantonese, 6.7% Korean, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Arabic, 2.5% Other, 1.2% Persian, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Telopea is 24.6% Catholic, 21.2% No religion, 13.8% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Buddhism, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Islam, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist.

48.5% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 220 widowed people living in Telopea.

63.9% of the people living in Telopea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Telopea has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Telopea are 27.4% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 6.8% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Telopea work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.9% Manufacturing, 7.8% Wholesale trade, 7.7% Education and training, 6.3% Construction, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services.

23.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $513 per week and the median household income is $1070 per week.

The median rent in Telopea is $191 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2119 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Telopea postcode 2117

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