Parramatta Demographics (NSW) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Parramatta was 19,745 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.
The median/average age of the people in Parramatta is 30 years of age.
27.5% of people living in the suburb of Parramatta were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 21.5% India, 14.7% China , 1.9% Korea, Republic of , 1.8% Philippines, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.4% Lebanon, 1.1% Iran, 1.0% Hong Kong , 1.0% Nepal, 0.9% England, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.8% Sri Lanka.
26.5% of people living in Parramatta speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.7% Mandarin, 9.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.5% Other, 6.1% Other, 5.8% Hindi, 5.7% Cantonese, 4.1% Arabic, 2.7% Punjabi, 2.2% Tamil.
The religious makeup of Parramatta is 20.7% No religion, 20.1% Hinduism, 15.5% Catholic, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Islam, 5.7% Anglican, 5.6% Buddhism, 3.5% Other Religious Groups, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.
50.8% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 547 widowed people living in Parramatta.
65.3% of the people living in Parramatta over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.3% are working on a part time basis. Parramatta has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.
The main occupations of people living in Parramatta are 29.5% Professionals, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Managers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Parramatta work in are 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.9% Financial and insurance services, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.
12.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.6% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $623 per week and the median household income is $1314 per week.
The median rent in Parramatta is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.
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