Belfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Belfield (2191) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 12 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Belfield is in the federal electorate of Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Belfield was 6,043 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belfield is 38 years of age.

56.0% of people living in the suburb of Belfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% Lebanon, 4.5% Korea, Republic of , 4.0% China , 3.9% Italy, 2.4% Greece, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% England, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.9% India, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Egypt, 0.6% Fiji.

41.5% of people living in Belfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.1% Arabic, 7.5% Italian, 6.3% Korean, 6.2% Greek, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Cantonese, 3.7% Mandarin, 2.4% Other, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Belfield is 43.7% Catholic, 10.7% Eastern Orthodox, 9.7% No religion, 6.3% Anglican, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Islam, 3.6% Buddhism, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.7% Pentecostal.

53.2% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 329 widowed people living in Belfield.

59.9% of the people living in Belfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Belfield has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Belfield are 18.7% Professionals, 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belfield work in are 11.2% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Construction, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Financial and insurance services.

35.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $1135 per week.

The median rent in Belfield is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2275 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belfield postcode 2191

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