The Ponds Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

The Ponds (2769) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 32 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. The Ponds is in the federal electorate of Greenway.

In the 2011 census the population of The Ponds was 2,932 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

54.3% of people living in the suburb of The Ponds were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.6% India, 6.0% Philippines, 2.8% South Africa, 2.6% England, 2.3% Sri Lanka, 1.9% Fiji, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.5% Indonesia, 1.2% China , 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.8% Egypt, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.7% United States of America.

57.2% of people living in The Ponds speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Hindi, 4.0% Other, 3.5% Punjabi, 3.2% Other, 2.8% Tagalog, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Filipino , 2.0% Sinhalese, 1.9% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of The Ponds is 30.6% Catholic, 13.7% Anglican, 10.8% No religion, 9.8% Hinduism, 7.2% Islam, 4.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Other Religious Groups, 3.5% Pentecostal, 3.5% Buddhism, 2.2% Uniting Church.

71.5% of people are married, 21.9% have never married and 3.6% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in The Ponds.

72.5% of the people living in The Ponds over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.2% are working on a part time basis. The Ponds has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in The Ponds are 30.3% Professionals, 18.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Managers, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.4% Labourers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Ponds work in are 11.1% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.5% Financial and insurance services, 7.2% Education and training, 7.1% Wholesale trade, 6.9% Construction.

7.9% of homes are fully owned, and 81.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1008 per week and the median household income is $2471 per week.

The median rent in The Ponds is $600 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Ponds postcode 2769

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