Mount Druitt Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mount Druitt (2770) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 38 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mount Druitt is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Druitt was 15,794 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Druitt is 30 years of age.

41.6% of people living in the suburb of Mount Druitt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.0% Philippines, 4.4% Iraq, 4.2% Pakistan, 3.7% India, 3.0% Fiji, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.6% Afghanistan, 1.6% Sudan, 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.2% Egypt, 1.2% Turkey, 0.9% England, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Samoa.

36.6% of people living in Mount Druitt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Arabic, 7.9% Tagalog, 6.1% Urdu, 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.0% Other, 4.1% Filipino , 4.0% Assyrian, 3.9% Hindi, 1.9% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Mount Druitt is 35.7% Catholic, 18.1% Islam, 7.9% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% No religion, 4.4% Hinduism, 2.9% Oriental Orthodox, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

52.0% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 476 widowed people living in Mount Druitt.

60.9% of the people living in Mount Druitt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Mount Druitt has an unemployment rate of 10.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Druitt are 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.0% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Professionals, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 5.6% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Druitt work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Construction, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Financial and insurance services.

19.2% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $428 per week and the median household income is $1049 per week.

The median rent in Mount Druitt is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Druitt postcode 2770

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