Sydenham Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Sydenham (3037) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Sydenham is in the federal electorate of Calwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Sydenham was 10,323 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

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

54.7% of people living in the suburb of Sydenham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.3% India, 3.0% Philippines, 1.8% Croatia, 1.8% Sri Lanka, 1.6% Italy, 1.6% Malta, 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% England, 1.3% Vietnam, 0.9% Egypt, 0.7% China , 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

50.7% of people living in Sydenham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Punjabi, 4.2% Other, 3.3% Italian, 3.0% Macedonian, 3.0% Croatian, 2.4% Arabic, 2.1% Hindi, 2.1% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Sydenham is 38.7% Catholic, 11.3% No religion, 7.9% Eastern Orthodox, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Anglican, 4.8% Other Religious Groups, 4.7% Islam, 4.1% Buddhism, 4.1% Hinduism, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

52.0% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 354 widowed people living in Sydenham.

60.2% of the people living in Sydenham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Sydenham has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Sydenham are 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Professionals, 11.4% Labourers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sydenham work in are 12.3% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Construction, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Education and training, 5.6% Financial and insurance services.

23.9% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1419 per week.

The median rent in Sydenham is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sydenham postcode 3037

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