Hurstville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hurstville (2220) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 15 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hurstville is in the federal electorate of Banks.

In the 2011 census the population of Hurstville was 26,040 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hurstville is 32 years of age.

34.2% of people living in the suburb of Hurstville were born in China . The other top responses for country of birth were 31.6% Australia, 4.6% Hong Kong , 2.7% Nepal, 2.0% Indonesia, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% India, 1.4% Greece, 1.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.2% Lebanon, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.1% Philippines, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% England.

26.7% of people living in Hurstville speak Mandarin. The other top languages spoken are 21.8% English only, 20.4% Cantonese, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Greek, 3.6% Arabic, 3.2% Other, 2.5% Other, 2.3% Macedonian, 1.9% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Hurstville is 35.6% No religion, 15.0% Catholic, 10.0% Buddhism, 7.5% Eastern Orthodox, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Anglican, 4.2% Hinduism, 3.8% Islam, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

51.6% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 976 widowed people living in Hurstville.

58.9% of the people living in Hurstville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Hurstville has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Hurstville are 23.4% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.0% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hurstville work in are 11.4% Retail trade, 11.3% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.5% Financial and insurance services, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Education and training.

27.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $430 per week and the median household income is $1137 per week.

The median rent in Hurstville is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hurstville postcode 2220

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