Gymea Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gymea (2227) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 22 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gymea is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Gymea was 7,175 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

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

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Gymea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 0.7% Italy, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Indonesia.

85.3% of people living in Gymea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Greek, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Gymea is 31.5% Catholic, 27.1% Anglican, 17.5% No religion, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Christian, nfd.

49.1% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 379 widowed people living in Gymea.

64.4% of the people living in Gymea 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. Gymea has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Gymea are 22.7% Professionals, 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gymea work in are 10.8% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.6% Construction, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Education and training, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.5% Financial and insurance services.

35.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $713 per week and the median household income is $1453 per week.

The median rent in Gymea is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2492 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gymea postcode 2227

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