Macquarie Fields Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Macquarie Fields (2564) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 33 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Macquarie Fields is in the federal electorate of Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Macquarie Fields was 13,170 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Macquarie Fields is 33 years of age.

59.4% of people living in the suburb of Macquarie Fields were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% New Zealand, 3.3% Bangladesh, 3.0% Fiji, 2.9% India, 2.8% Philippines, 2.1% England, 1.7% Samoa, 0.9% China , 0.9% Lebanon, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% Egypt, 0.6% Mauritius, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Scotland.

59.7% of people living in Macquarie Fields speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Bengali, 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Other, 3.9% Arabic, 3.8% Samoan, 3.4% Hindi, 1.9% Other, 1.7% Tagalog, 1.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Macquarie Fields is 24.4% Catholic, 18.6% Anglican, 11.8% No religion, 9.0% Islam, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Hinduism, 3.2% Buddhism, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox.

45.2% of people are married, 36.7% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 484 widowed people living in Macquarie Fields.

60.1% of the people living in Macquarie Fields over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.4% are working on a part time basis. Macquarie Fields has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Macquarie Fields are 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Labourers, 12.4% Professionals, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 6.5% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Macquarie Fields work in are 15.5% Manufacturing, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Construction, 5.1% Education and training.

20.4% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $425 per week and the median household income is $989 per week.

The median rent in Macquarie Fields is $213 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1690 per month.

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