Penshurst Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Penshurst (2222) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 15 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Penshurst is in the federal electorate of Banks.

In the 2011 census the population of Penshurst was 11,692 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Penshurst is 37 years of age.

52.9% of people living in the suburb of Penshurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.9% China , 2.7% Nepal, 2.5% Hong Kong , 2.2% India, 1.8% Philippines, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% England, 1.3% Greece, 1.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% Egypt, 1.0% Croatia, 0.9% Lebanon, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Italy.

48.1% of people living in Penshurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.8% Cantonese, 9.0% Mandarin, 4.3% Greek, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 3.2% Arabic, 2.6% Other, 2.4% Macedonian, 1.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Penshurst is 26.8% Catholic, 20.2% No religion, 11.2% Anglican, 8.5% Eastern Orthodox, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Buddhism, 4.4% Hinduism, 3.4% Islam, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

51.7% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 546 widowed people living in Penshurst.

61.6% of the people living in Penshurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Penshurst has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Penshurst are 24.9% Professionals, 18.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.0% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Penshurst work in are 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Financial and insurance services, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $593 per week and the median household income is $1302 per week.

The median rent in Penshurst is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

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