Illawong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Illawong (2234) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 21 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Illawong is in the federal electorate of Hughes.

In the 2011 census the population of Illawong was 7,330 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Illawong is 41 years of age.

74.3% of people living in the suburb of Illawong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% China , 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.0% Greece, 1.0% Croatia, 1.0% Italy, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Egypt, 0.4% Scotland.

75.7% of people living in Illawong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Greek, 4.3% Arabic, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Cantonese, 1.8% Macedonian, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Croatian, 1.1% Other, 0.8% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Illawong is 31.1% Catholic, 22.3% Anglican, 12.3% No religion, 10.0% Eastern Orthodox, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.6% Islam, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

59.6% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 3.9% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 247 widowed people living in Illawong.

61.5% of the people living in Illawong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Illawong has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Illawong are 24.5% Professionals, 19.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Managers, 12.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Illawong work in are 10.3% Retail trade, 10.0% Education and training, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Construction, 8.6% Manufacturing, 5.9% Financial and insurance services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Wholesale trade.

48.0% of homes are fully owned, and 43.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $727 per week and the median household income is $2287 per week.

The median rent in Illawong is $557 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2492 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Illawong postcode 2234

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