Redfern Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Redfern (2016) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Redfern is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Redfern was 12,034 and is comprised of approximately 43.8% females and 56.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Redfern is 36 years of age.

49.2% of people living in the suburb of Redfern were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 3.7% China , 3.6% New Zealand, 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% Greece, 1.0% Ukraine, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.8% Thailand, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Vietnam.

61.7% of people living in Redfern speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Mandarin, 2.7% Cantonese, 2.1% Greek, 2.0% Russian, 1.9% Other, 1.7% Arabic, 1.5% Spanish, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Redfern is 34.5% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 15.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.1% Anglican, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 3.8% Buddhism, 2.3% Islam, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Judaism, 1.4% Uniting Church.

22.5% of people are married, 61.1% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 465 widowed people living in Redfern.

69.0% of the people living in Redfern over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Redfern has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Redfern are 38.5% Professionals, 15.4% Managers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 4.5% Labourers, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Redfern work in are 15.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Education and training, 7.6% Retail trade, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 7.1% Information media and telecommunications, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

13.7% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 58.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $810 per week and the median household income is $1447 per week.

The median rent in Redfern is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2522 per month.

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