Colyton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Colyton (2760) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 40 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Colyton is in the federal electorate of Lindsay.

In the 2011 census the population of Colyton was 7,993 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Colyton is 34 years of age.

69.6% of people living in the suburb of Colyton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 2.5% Philippines, 2.3% Fiji, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.2% India, 1.1% Lebanon, 0.9% Malta, 0.9% Croatia, 0.8% Samoa, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Germany.

73.6% of people living in Colyton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Arabic, 2.4% Hindi, 2.1% Other, 1.6% Croatian, 1.5% Greek, 1.3% Tagalog, 1.2% Samoan, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Colyton is 35.4% Catholic, 20.5% Anglican, 12.4% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Eastern Orthodox, 3.6% Islam, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Hinduism, 1.5% Christian, nfd.

46.8% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 281 widowed people living in Colyton.

63.5% of the people living in Colyton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Colyton has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Colyton are 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Labourers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.5% Professionals, 7.4% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Colyton work in are 14.1% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.6% Construction, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Education and training.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 44.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $531 per week and the median household income is $1180 per week.

The median rent in Colyton is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1885 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Colyton postcode 2760

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