Fairlight Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fairlight (2094) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fairlight is in the federal electorate of Warringah.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairlight was 5,489 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fairlight is 37 years of age.

62.8% of people living in the suburb of Fairlight were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.9% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.4% United States of America, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Canada, 0.5% Brazil, 0.5% France, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% China , 0.5% India, 0.4% Wales.

86.3% of people living in Fairlight speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.1% German, 1.0% French, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Fairlight is 30.5% No religion, 24.8% Catholic, 22.4% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

47.3% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 203 widowed people living in Fairlight.

64.4% of the people living in Fairlight over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Fairlight has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairlight are 38.0% Professionals, 19.3% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 3.4% Labourers, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fairlight work in are 17.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.3% Financial and insurance services, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Education and training, 6.5% Retail trade, 5.7% Construction, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Information media and telecommunications.

32.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1063 per week and the median household income is $2213 per week.

The median rent in Fairlight is $505 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

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