Sylvania Waters Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sylvania Waters (2224) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 19 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sylvania Waters is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Sylvania Waters was 3,125 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

67.7% of people living in the suburb of Sylvania Waters were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% China , 2.2% England, 2.1% Hong Kong , 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Egypt, 1.6% Greece, 1.5% Italy, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Cyprus, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Malaysia.

62.7% of people living in Sylvania Waters speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.9% Greek, 5.4% Cantonese, 4.0% Mandarin, 3.9% Arabic, 2.7% Italian, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Macedonian, 1.1% Other, 1.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Sylvania Waters is 29.7% Catholic, 16.7% Anglican, 16.2% Eastern Orthodox, 13.9% No religion, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Buddhism, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.4% Islam, 2.3% Oriental Orthodox.

58.5% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 134 widowed people living in Sylvania Waters.

61.8% of the people living in Sylvania Waters over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Sylvania Waters has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Sylvania Waters are 19.7% Managers, 19.6% Professionals, 18.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sylvania Waters work in are 13.8% Retail trade, 9.2% Manufacturing, 7.6% Construction, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 6.0% Financial and insurance services.

45.9% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $690 per week and the median household income is $1660 per week.

The median rent in Sylvania Waters is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sylvania Waters postcode 2224

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