Prospect Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Prospect (2148) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 28 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Prospect is in the federal electorates of Greenway, McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Prospect was 4,621 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Prospect is 35 years of age.

62.0% of people living in the suburb of Prospect were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% Fiji, 2.8% Philippines, 2.5% India, 2.3% Malta, 1.8% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.2% Sri Lanka, 1.1% Lebanon, 1.0% Egypt, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Cyprus, 0.8% Sudan, 0.7% China .

61.3% of people living in Prospect speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Arabic, 4.1% Hindi, 3.6% Other, 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Greek, 2.5% Maltese, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.7% Tagalog, 1.7% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Prospect is 38.3% Catholic, 12.1% Anglican, 10.3% No religion, 5.7% Eastern Orthodox, 5.6% Hinduism, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Islam, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Oriental Orthodox.

56.5% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 126 widowed people living in Prospect.

66.1% of the people living in Prospect over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Prospect has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Prospect are 20.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Professionals, 10.2% Managers, 9.5% Sales workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Labourers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Prospect work in are 12.1% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Construction, 8.3% Wholesale trade, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Education and training, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.6% Public administration and safety.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $655 per week and the median household income is $1594 per week.

The median rent in Prospect is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2082 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Prospect postcode 2148

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