Macquarie Fields Demographics (NSW) Local Stats
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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