Villawood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Villawood (2163) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 21 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Villawood is in the federal electorate of Blaxland.

In the 2011 census the population of Villawood was 5,304 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Villawood is 36 years of age.

46.8% of people living in the suburb of Villawood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.5% Vietnam, 7.3% Lebanon, 3.3% China , 2.0% Iraq, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.6% Fiji, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Cambodia, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.7% Samoa, 0.6% England, 0.6% Iran, 0.5% Uruguay, 0.5% Syria.

29.0% of people living in Villawood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 21.8% Arabic, 18.0% Vietnamese, 10.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Cantonese, 2.3% Other, 1.6% Hindi, 1.5% Spanish, 1.5% Samoan, 1.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Villawood is 22.6% Islam, 22.2% Catholic, 15.2% Buddhism, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Anglican, 6.3% No religion, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

40.6% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 296 widowed people living in Villawood.

51.9% of the people living in Villawood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Villawood has an unemployment rate of 15.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Villawood are 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Labourers, 14.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Professionals, 8.2% Sales workers, 5.9% Managers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Villawood work in are 17.8% Manufacturing, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.6% Construction, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

17.0% of homes are fully owned, and 19.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $311 per week and the median household income is $586 per week.

The median rent in Villawood is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Villawood postcode 2163

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