Loftus Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Loftus (2232) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 25 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Loftus is in the federal electorate of Hughes.

In the 2011 census the population of Loftus was 4,016 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Loftus is 39 years of age.

85.6% of people living in the suburb of Loftus were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% China , 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Iraq.

92.5% of people living in Loftus speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% German, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Loftus is 31.7% Catholic, 28.4% Anglican, 16.9% No religion, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

60.2% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 187 widowed people living in Loftus.

56.0% of the people living in Loftus over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Loftus has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Loftus are 23.9% Professionals, 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Managers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 5.5% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Loftus work in are 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Public administration and safety, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.9% Education and training, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Construction, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Financial and insurance services.

44.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $655 per week and the median household income is $1671 per week.

The median rent in Loftus is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2492 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Loftus postcode 2232

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