Wakeley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wakeley (2176) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 28 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wakeley is in the federal electorate of Fowler.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakeley was 4,671 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wakeley is 36 years of age.

40.5% of people living in the suburb of Wakeley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.0% Iraq, 12.7% Vietnam, 3.2% Cambodia, 2.3% Croatia, 1.5% Uruguay, 1.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.3% Italy, 1.3% China , 1.3% Chile, 1.2% Iran, 1.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.0% Philippines.

22.4% of people living in Wakeley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.5% Assyrian, 15.7% Vietnamese, 5.6% Arabic, 5.1% Spanish, 4.8% Cantonese, 3.7% Croatian, 3.0% Serbian, 2.6% Mandarin, 2.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Wakeley is 37.8% Catholic, 18.6% Buddhism, 9.1% Eastern Orthodox, 8.7% Assyrian Apostolic, 7.0% No religion, 4.3% Anglican, 3.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Islam, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Oriental Orthodox.

55.2% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 163 widowed people living in Wakeley.

61.6% of the people living in Wakeley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. Wakeley has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wakeley are 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Professionals, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.0% Labourers, 10.4% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Managers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wakeley work in are 16.6% Manufacturing, 12.9% Retail trade, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Construction, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Other services, 4.9% Inadequately described/Not stated.

40.9% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $412 per week and the median household income is $1236 per week.

The median rent in Wakeley is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1990 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wakeley postcode 2176

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