Fairfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fairfield (2165) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 23 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fairfield is in the federal electorates of Blaxland, McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairfield was 17,032 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fairfield is 34 years of age.

32.6% of people living in the suburb of Fairfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 22.0% Iraq, 8.5% Vietnam, 2.8% China , 2.4% Cambodia, 1.8% Philippines, 1.7% Iran, 1.6% Italy, 1.4% Lebanon, 1.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Chile, 1.1% India, 0.9% Syria, 0.9% Fiji.

18.3% of people living in Fairfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.9% Assyrian, 14.4% Arabic, 10.5% Vietnamese, 5.0% Other, 4.5% Spanish, 3.9% Cantonese, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Mandarin, 2.5% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Fairfield is 34.5% Catholic, 13.1% Buddhism, 9.8% Islam, 7.0% No religion, 6.9% Assyrian Apostolic, 6.4% Eastern Orthodox, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Anglican, 2.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

48.2% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 830 widowed people living in Fairfield.

55.8% of the people living in Fairfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.0% are working on a part time basis. Fairfield has an unemployment rate of 12.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairfield are 16.2% Labourers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Professionals, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 5.7% Managers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fairfield work in are 16.7% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Construction, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Financial and insurance services, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

22.0% of homes are fully owned, and 23.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $339 per week and the median household income is $813 per week.

The median rent in Fairfield is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fairfield postcode 2165

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