Guildford West Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Guildford West (2161) is a suburb of Sydney, Parramatta, New South Wales. It is about 22 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Guildford West is in the federal electorate of Blaxland.

In the 2011 census the population of Guildford West was 4,420 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Guildford West is 33 years of age.

61.9% of people living in the suburb of Guildford West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% Lebanon, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.0% Iraq, 1.5% Philippines, 1.4% Italy, 1.4% England, 1.2% Vietnam, 1.1% Fiji, 1.0% Afghanistan, 0.8% Tonga, 0.7% China , 0.7% Syria, 0.6% Turkey, 0.5% Malta.

51.4% of people living in Guildford West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 25.6% Arabic, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.9% Italian, 1.5% Turkish, 1.2% Hindi, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.9% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Guildford West is 39.8% Catholic, 14.7% Islam, 13.4% Anglican, 7.3% No religion, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Pentecostal.

50.0% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 209 widowed people living in Guildford West.

60.1% of the people living in Guildford West 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. Guildford West has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Guildford West are 19.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Professionals, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Labourers, 8.9% Managers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Guildford West work in are 12.0% Manufacturing, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.8% Construction, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Wholesale trade.

32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $464 per week and the median household income is $1111 per week.

The median rent in Guildford West is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Guildford West postcode 2161

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