Doonside Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Doonside (2767) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 33 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Doonside is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Doonside was 13,087 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

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

55.6% of people living in the suburb of Doonside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% Philippines, 3.6% India, 3.2% Fiji, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.5% England, 1.2% Malta, 0.9% China , 0.8% Pakistan, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Afghanistan, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Sudan, 0.6% Tonga.

56.8% of people living in Doonside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Tagalog, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Other, 4.2% Arabic, 3.9% Hindi, 2.5% Filipino , 1.7% Punjabi, 1.3% Spanish, 1.2% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Doonside is 33.7% Catholic, 14.2% Anglican, 10.9% No religion, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Hinduism, 5.1% Islam, 3.1% Uniting Church, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Other Religious Groups.

45.4% of people are married, 37.2% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 500 widowed people living in Doonside.

59.1% of the people living in Doonside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Doonside has an unemployment rate of 9.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Doonside are 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Professionals, 13.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.9% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 5.8% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Doonside work in are 12.9% Manufacturing, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 8.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Construction, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

21.8% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $432 per week and the median household income is $1110 per week.

The median rent in Doonside is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Doonside postcode 2767

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