Dharruk Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Dharruk (2770) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 39 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Dharruk is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Dharruk was 2,765 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dharruk is 33 years of age.

61.8% of people living in the suburb of Dharruk were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% Fiji, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 2.0% Philippines, 1.6% Samoa, 1.2% Lebanon, 1.2% Iraq, 1.1% Pakistan, 1.0% Tonga, 0.8% Malta, 0.8% Egypt, 0.7% Jordan, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Syria.

61.7% of people living in Dharruk speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Arabic, 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.7% Other, 2.9% Hindi, 2.2% Samoan, 1.3% Turkish, 1.2% Spanish, 1.1% Urdu, 1.1% Assyrian.

The religious makeup of Dharruk is 30.3% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 9.7% Islam, 9.2% No religion, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.9% Hinduism, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.2% of people are married, 39.5% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Dharruk.

60.8% of the people living in Dharruk over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.2% are working on a part time basis. Dharruk has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Dharruk are 19.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Labourers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.2% Professionals, 5.3% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dharruk work in are 16.7% Manufacturing, 11.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Construction, 5.0% Financial and insurance services, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 41.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $431 per week and the median household income is $1179 per week.

The median rent in Dharruk is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dharruk postcode 2770

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