Parklea Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Parklea (2768) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 30 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Parklea is in the federal electorate of Greenway.

In the 2011 census the population of Parklea was 3,455 and is comprised of approximately 39.9% females and 60.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parklea is 31 years of age.

53.8% of people living in the suburb of Parklea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.1% India, 5.5% Philippines, 3.7% Fiji, 2.5% New Zealand, 2.1% Sri Lanka, 1.6% England, 1.1% Iran, 1.1% Afghanistan, 1.0% China , 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Oceania and Antarctica, nfd, 0.7% Malaysia.

39.9% of people living in Parklea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 23.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.2% Hindi, 4.5% Punjabi, 4.3% Other, 2.9% Tagalog, 1.9% Filipino , 1.6% Other, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.4% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Parklea is 23.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 22.6% Catholic, 9.8% Hinduism, 8.3% Anglican, 8.2% No religion, 5.5% Islam, 5.3% Other Religious Groups, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.4% Pentecostal, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

53.7% of people are married, 38.0% have never married and 4.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Parklea.

68.9% of the people living in Parklea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.6% are working on a part time basis. Parklea has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Parklea are 25.2% Professionals, 20.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Managers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.4% Labourers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parklea work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Construction, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Public administration and safety.

8.8% of homes are fully owned, and 66.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $794 per week and the median household income is $2078 per week.

The median rent in Parklea is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parklea postcode 2768

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