Girraween Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Girraween (2145) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 25 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Girraween is in the federal electorate of Greenway.

In the 2011 census the population of Girraween was 4,693 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Girraween is 35 years of age.

44.6% of people living in the suburb of Girraween were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.8% India, 9.8% Sri Lanka, 3.6% Malta, 2.4% China , 1.8% Philippines, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% England, 1.2% Lebanon, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Fiji, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Iran, 0.5% Vietnam.

40.6% of people living in Girraween speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.2% Tamil, 6.1% Other, 4.4% Other, 4.2% Hindi, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Maltese, 3.0% Arabic, 2.1% Mandarin, 1.5% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Girraween is 28.2% Catholic, 27.6% Hinduism, 8.2% Anglican, 7.7% No religion, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Islam, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Other Religious Groups, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Uniting Church.

57.4% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 198 widowed people living in Girraween.

65.4% of the people living in Girraween over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.0% are working on a part time basis. Girraween has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Girraween are 23.4% Professionals, 19.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Managers, 8.4% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Girraween work in are 12.6% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Retail trade, 7.1% Financial and insurance services, 6.8% Education and training, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Construction, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1315 per week.

The median rent in Girraween is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2150 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Girraween postcode 2145

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