Leichhardt Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Leichhardt (2040) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 5 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Leichhardt is in the federal electorate of Grayndler.

In the 2011 census the population of Leichhardt was 13,520 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

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

65.0% of people living in the suburb of Leichhardt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 3.8% Italy, 3.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% China , 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Greece, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Japan.

73.8% of people living in Leichhardt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Italian, 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Spanish, 1.6% Greek, 1.6% Other, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% French, 0.7% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Leichhardt is 33.5% No religion, 30.5% Catholic, 11.6% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Christian, nfd.

39.2% of people are married, 44.3% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 508 widowed people living in Leichhardt.

67.4% of the people living in Leichhardt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.7% are working on a part time basis. Leichhardt has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Leichhardt are 38.4% Professionals, 18.3% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Technicians & trades workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 3.3% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leichhardt work in are 14.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Education and training, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Financial and insurance services, 7.6% Retail trade, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Information media and telecommunications, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Wholesale trade.

22.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $942 per week and the median household income is $1924 per week.

The median rent in Leichhardt is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2817 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leichhardt postcode 2040

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