Peakhurst Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Peakhurst (2210) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 17 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Peakhurst is in the federal electorate of Banks.

In the 2011 census the population of Peakhurst was 9,909 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Peakhurst is 41 years of age.

69.4% of people living in the suburb of Peakhurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% China , 1.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Lebanon, 1.4% Egypt, 1.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.2% Hong Kong , 0.9% Greece, 0.8% India, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Indonesia.

64.7% of people living in Peakhurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Arabic, 4.5% Greek, 3.8% Cantonese, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Mandarin, 3.1% Macedonian, 1.7% Other, 1.4% Italian, 1.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Peakhurst is 27.8% Catholic, 18.4% Anglican, 13.6% No religion, 10.8% Eastern Orthodox, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Islam, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.9% Baptist, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism.

52.8% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 886 widowed people living in Peakhurst.

61.3% of the people living in Peakhurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Peakhurst has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Peakhurst are 21.0% Professionals, 19.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 6.7% Labourers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Peakhurst work in are 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Retail trade, 8.6% Construction, 8.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Public administration and safety.

39.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $1190 per week.

The median rent in Peakhurst is $293 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peakhurst postcode 2210

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