Menai Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Menai (2234) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 24 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Menai is in the federal electorate of Hughes.

In the 2011 census the population of Menai was 10,529 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Menai is 35 years of age.

77.6% of people living in the suburb of Menai were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Egypt, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Poland.

81.9% of people living in Menai speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Greek, 2.0% Arabic, 1.4% Macedonian, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Menai is 34.3% Catholic, 23.6% Anglican, 11.7% No religion, 6.6% Eastern Orthodox, 4.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.2% Baptist, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Islam.

57.2% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 235 widowed people living in Menai.

61.7% of the people living in Menai over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Menai has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Menai are 22.0% Professionals, 19.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Managers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Menai work in are 12.0% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Education and training, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Construction, 6.5% Financial and insurance services, 6.3% Public administration and safety.

30.2% of homes are fully owned, and 50.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $722 per week and the median household income is $1967 per week.

The median rent in Menai is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2350 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Menai postcode 2234

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