Shalvey Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Shalvey (2770) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 40 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Shalvey is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Shalvey was 3,517 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shalvey is 29 years of age.

67.4% of people living in the suburb of Shalvey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 2.7% Samoa, 2.5% England, 1.3% Philippines, 1.3% Tonga, 0.9% Malta, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% China , 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Tokelau.

70.9% of people living in Shalvey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.5% Samoan, 5.1% Other, 2.8% Arabic, 1.5% Spanish, 0.9% Hindi, 0.9% Urdu, 0.7% Turkish, 0.7% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Shalvey is 29.1% Catholic, 21.1% Anglican, 14.9% No religion, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Islam, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Latter-day Saints, 1.5% Other Protestant.

39.4% of people are married, 44.0% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 113 widowed people living in Shalvey.

56.3% of the people living in Shalvey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.1% are working on a part time basis. Shalvey has an unemployment rate of 13.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Shalvey are 21.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.7% Labourers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 6.4% Professionals, 5.4% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shalvey work in are 16.3% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 9.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Construction, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Education and training, 4.8% Administrative and support services.

16.4% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $387 per week and the median household income is $903 per week.

The median rent in Shalvey is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1638 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shalvey postcode 2770

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