Parramatta Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Parramatta (2150) is a suburb of Sydney, Parramatta, New South Wales. It is about 20 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Parramatta is in the federal electorate of Parramatta.

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.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parramatta postcode 2150

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