Sydenham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sydenham (2044) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sydenham is in the federal electorate of Grayndler.

In the 2011 census the population of Sydenham was 1,021 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Sydenham is 37 years of age.

52.1% of people living in the suburb of Sydenham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% Nepal, 3.9% China , 3.9% Vietnam, 3.1% England, 2.9% Greece, 2.1% Indonesia, 2.1% Thailand, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.3% Portugal, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.9% Ecuador, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Malta, 0.8% United States of America.

51.6% of people living in Sydenham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.0% Cantonese, 4.9% Greek, 4.7% Other, 4.3% Vietnamese, 2.8% Other, 2.5% Spanish, 2.5% Indonesian, 2.3% Thai.

The religious makeup of Sydenham is 24.0% Catholic, 23.5% No religion, 11.3% Buddhism, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Eastern Orthodox, 7.6% Anglican, 4.3% Hinduism, 2.7% Islam, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

35.7% of people are married, 47.9% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Sydenham.

61.4% of the people living in Sydenham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Sydenham has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Sydenham are 22.2% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sydenham work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Education and training, 8.3% Retail trade, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Administrative and support services.

27.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $607 per week and the median household income is $1423 per week.

The median rent in Sydenham is $405 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sydenham postcode 2044

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