South Hurstville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Hurstville (2221) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 15 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Hurstville is in the federal electorate of Banks.

In the 2011 census the population of South Hurstville was 4,928 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Hurstville is 37 years of age.

52.6% of people living in the suburb of South Hurstville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.0% China , 3.7% Hong Kong , 2.1% Lebanon, 2.1% Greece, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.5% Italy, 1.3% England, 1.2% Philippines, 1.2% Croatia, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Egypt, 0.7% India, 0.7% Indonesia.

42.5% of people living in South Hurstville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.2% Cantonese, 11.7% Mandarin, 6.8% Arabic, 6.8% Greek, 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Macedonian, 2.0% Italian, 2.0% Croatian, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of South Hurstville is 24.7% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 12.7% Eastern Orthodox, 12.1% Anglican, 6.7% Islam, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.7% Baptist.

50.3% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 276 widowed people living in South Hurstville.

60.5% of the people living in South Hurstville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. South Hurstville has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in South Hurstville are 23.7% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Labourers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Hurstville work in are 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 6.8% Construction, 6.4% Education and training, 6.1% Financial and insurance services.

36.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1305 per week.

The median rent in South Hurstville is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Hurstville postcode 2221

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