Leichhardt - Suburb Demographics : Census 2011

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH - LEICHHARDT

To better understand the PROPERTY MANAGEMENT potential of your INVESTMENT PROPERTY it is crucial to research the suburb of LEICHHARDT. A good starting point is to assess the population demographics of LEICHHARDT to understand who are your potential tenants and/or purchasers.

As experienced property managers our property management team uses this information to identify the target market when developing a marketing strategy for your rental property.

This ensures that we provide our landlords with the most accurate advice, achieve the highest rent and attract the best tenants who will look after your valuable investment property.

Unfortunately in most cases the local REAL ESTATE AGENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT places little importance in keeping up to date with this vital information. Usually because they are either overworked, under staffed or don’t understand the importance.

People — demographics & education

People

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

13,520

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

6,335

46.9

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

7,185

53.1

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

191

1.4

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 13,520 people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

1,205

8.9

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

669

4.9

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

382

2.8

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

402

3

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

836

6.2

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

1,192

8.8

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

1,542

11.4

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

1,639

12.1

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

1,294

9.6

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

909

6.7

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

719

5.3

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

677

5

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

594

4.4

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

429

3.2

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

315

2.3

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

287

2.1

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

209

1.5

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

219

1.6

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

36

--

35

--

37

--

The median age of people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

4,418

39.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

286

2.5

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

1,063

9.4

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

509

4.5

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

4,992

44.3

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3

Of people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.2% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

Median age by registered marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

41

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

49

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

54

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

78

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

32

--

26

--

25

--

The median age of married people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

4,035

40.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

1,551

15.5

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

4,439

44.3

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

41

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

37

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

37

--

31

--

33

--

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

244

6.8

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

548

15.4

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

153

4.3

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

63

1.8

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

202

5.7

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

105

2.9

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

61

1.7

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

313

8.8

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

959

26.9

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

127

3.6

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

794

22.2

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

3,569

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.4% were in primary school, 10.3% in secondary school and 35.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

4,267

23.2

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

3,633

19.7

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Irish

1,924

10.4

352,986

7.2

2,087,758

7.5

Italian

1,439

7.8

310,704

6.4

916,121

3.3

Scottish

1,285

7

232,322

4.7

1,792,622

6.4

The most common ancestries in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) were English 23.2%, Australian 19.7%, Irish 10.4%, Italian 7.8% and Scottish 7.0%.

Country of birth

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

8,791

65

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

696

5.1

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

Italy

509

3.8

129,248

3.3

185,402

0.9

New Zealand

435

3.2

86,767

2.2

483,398

2.2

Ireland

121

0.9

77,298

2

67,318

0.3

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

104

0.8

69,405

1.8

318,969

1.5

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 65.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.1%, Italy 3.8%, New Zealand 3.2%, Ireland 0.9% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 0.8%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

5,294

41.8

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

1,268

10

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

790

6.2

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

5,315

42

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

No Religion

4,523

33.5

1,107,046

28.3

4,796,787

22.3

Catholic

4,127

30.5

684,766

17.5

5,439,268

25.3

Anglican

1,562

11.6

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Eastern Orthodox

429

3.2

205,971

5.3

563,072

2.6

Buddhism

298

2.2

179,360

4.6

528,978

2.5

The most common responses for religion in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) were No Religion 33.5%, Catholic 30.5%, Anglican 11.6%, Eastern Orthodox 3.2% and Buddhism 2.2%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Italian

826

6.1

176,491

4.5

299,834

1.4

Spanish

246

1.8

132,836

3.4

117,498

0.5

Greek

212

1.6

130,452

3.3

252,217

1.2

Cantonese

120

0.9

84,568

2.2

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

114

0.8

79,322

2

336,410

1.6

English only spoken at home

9,982

73.8

2,302,714

58.9

16,509,291

76.8

Households where two or more languages are spoken

1,490

27.4

525,299

39

1,579,949

20.4

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) 73.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 6.1%, Spanish 1.8%, Greek 1.6%, Cantonese 0.9% and Mandarin 0.8%.

People — employment

Employment

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over

Worked full-time

5,457

67.5

1,228,536

62.6

6,367,554

59.7

Worked part-time

1,913

23.6

514,663

26.2

3,062,976

28.7

Away from work

399

4.9

106,602

5.4

627,797

5.9

Unemployed

320

4

112,174

5.7

600,133

5.6

Total in labour force

8,089

--

1,961,975

--

10,658,460

--

There were 8,089 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 67.5% were employed full time, 23.6% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

1-15 hours per week

591

7.6

175,037

9.5

1,087,799

10.8

16-24 hours per week

641

8.2

175,405

9.5

947,792

9.4

25-34 hours per week

677

8.7

164,220

8.9

1,027,380

10.2

35-39 hours per week

1,231

15.8

344,015

18.6

1,808,879

18

40 hours or more per week

4,222

54.3

884,519

47.8

4,558,678

45.3

Of employed people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

Employed full-time

38

--

39

--

40

--

Employed part-time

37

--

39

--

40

--

The median age of people employed full-time in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Professionals

2,980

38.4

488,129

26.4

2,145,442

21.3

Managers

1,418

18.2

301,857

16.3

1,293,970

12.9

Clerical and Administrative Workers

1,093

14.1

247,925

13.4

1,483,558

14.7

Technicians and Trades Workers

600

7.7

216,894

11.7

1,425,146

14.2

Community and Personal Service Workers

598

7.7

164,384

8.9

971,897

9.7

Sales Workers

549

7.1

159,462

8.6

942,140

9.4

Labourers

258

3.3

130,650

7.1

947,608

9.4

Machinery Operators And Drivers

163

2.1

103,732

5.6

659,551

6.6

The most common occupations in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) included Professionals 38.4%, Managers 18.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 7.7%, and Community and Personal Service Workers 7.7%.

Industry of employment, top responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Tertiary Education

338

4.4

74,393

4

198,933

2

Legal and Accounting Services

321

4.1

72,555

3.9

209,182

2.1

School Education

292

3.8

59,072

3.2

467,373

4.6

Hospitals

289

3.7

54,531

2.9

361,011

3.6

Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services

222

2.9

48,110

2.6

178,212

1.8

Of the employed people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 4.4% worked in Tertiary Education. Other major industries of employment included Legal and Accounting Services 4.1%, School Education 3.8%, Hospitals 3.7% and Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 2.9%.

Median weekly incomes

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Personal

942

--

634

--

577

--

Family

2,415

--

1,728

--

1,481

--

Household

1,924

--

1,493

--

1,234

--

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $942.

Travel to work, top responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Car, as driver

3,219

41.4

972,949

52.6

6,059,972

60.2

Bus

1,566

20.2

180,837

9.8

301,187

3

Walked only

380

4.9

106,077

5.7

377,043

3.7

Car, as passenger

271

3.5

83,060

4.5

537,638

5.3

Bicycle

217

2.8

80,014

4.3

103,914

1

People who travelled to work by public transport

2,246

28.9

396,492

21.4

1,046,721

10.4

People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger

3,510

45.2

1,059,231

57.3

6,620,840

65.8

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), on the day of the Census, the methods of travel to work for employed people were Car, as driver 41.4%, Bus 20.2% and Walked only 4.9%. Other common responses were Car, as passenger 3.5% and Bicycle 2.8%. On the day, 28.9% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 45.2% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Did unpaid domestic work (last week)

8,611

76.4

2,122,441

67.1

12,149,347

70

Cared for child/children (last two weeks)

3,067

27.2

855,914

27.1

4,827,808

27.8

Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks)

1,078

9.6

337,766

10.7

1,896,957

10.9

Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months)

1,867

16.6

470,618

14.9

3,090,874

17.8

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 76.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.2% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Less than 5 hours per week

3,331

29.6

750,393

23.7

3,883,357

22.4

5 to 14 hours per week

3,387

30.1

769,030

24.3

4,444,640

25.6

15 to 29 hours per week

1,128

10

332,589

10.5

2,075,154

12

30 hours or more per week

762

6.8

270,426

8.6

1,746,196

10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 30.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 6.8% worked 30 hours or more.

Families — family composition

Family composition

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Couple family without children

1,395

40

337,517

33

2,150,301

37.8

Couple family with children

1,469

42.1

506,277

49.5

2,534,399

44.6

One parent family

511

14.7

158,418

15.5

901,637

15.9

Other family

113

3.2

20,220

2

97,722

1.7

Of the families in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.1% were couple families with children, 40.0% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

Single (or lone) parents

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population

Male

--

14.5

--

16

--

17.6

Female

--

85.5

--

84

--

82.4

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) 14.5% of single parents were male and 85.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes

family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Median family income, couple families with two incomes

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Families without children

3,023

--

2,343

--

2,081

--

Families with children

3,143

--

2,596

--

2,310

--

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,143 and those without children was $3,023.

Families — employment status of couple families

Employment status of couple families

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over

Both employed, worked full-time

944

32.9

204,350

24.2

1,015,165

21.7

Both employed, worked part-time

98

3.4

28,701

3.4

174,795

3.7

One employed full-time, one part-time

675

23.5

166,457

19.7

1,001,907

21.4

One employed full-time, other not working

417

14.5

150,440

17.8

736,322

15.7

One employed part-time, other not working

102

3.6

46,322

5.5

251,191

5.4

Both not working

248

8.6

148,685

17.6

899,598

19.2

Other

218

7.6

50,082

5.9

291,196

6.2

Labour force status not stated

167

5.8

48,765

5.8

314,529

6.7

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 32.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 23.5% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling type

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

5,443

92.5

1,347,807

93.5

7,760,320

89.3

Unoccupied private dwellings

441

7.5

94,282

6.5

934,470

10.7

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 92.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Separate house

2,225

40.9

780,082

57.9

5,864,574

75.6

Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc

1,880

34.5

178,456

13.2

765,980

9.9

Flat, unit or apartment

1,292

23.7

382,258

28.4

1,056,237

13.6

Other dwelling

42

0.8

4,928

0.4

66,666

0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 40.9% were separate houses, 34.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 23.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.8% were other dwellings.

Number of bedrooms

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

None (includes bedsitters)

78

1.4

13,167

1

42,160

0.5

1 bedroom

533

9.8

93,989

7

363,129

4.7

2 bedrooms

2,327

42.8

349,565

25.9

1,481,577

19.1

3 bedrooms

1,943

35.7

488,348

36.2

3,379,930

43.6

4 or more bedrooms

455

8.4

378,020

28

2,350,132

30.3

Number of bedrooms not stated

106

1.9

24,718

1.8

143,394

1.8

Average number of bedrooms per dwelling

2.4

--

2.9

--

3.1

--

Average number of people per household

2.3

--

2.7

--

2.6

--

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.8% had 1 bedroom, 42.8% had 2 bedrooms and 35.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Tenure

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Owned outright

1,242

22.8

400,989

29.8

2,488,149

32.1

Owned with a mortgage

1,908

35.1

466,427

34.6

2,709,433

34.9

Rented

2,167

39.8

438,126

32.5

2,297,458

29.6

Other tenure type

17

0.3

9,786

0.7

70,069

0.9

Tenure type not stated

108

2

32,479

2.4

195,213

2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 22.8% were owned outright, 35.1% were owned with a mortgage and 39.8% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition

Household composition

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Family households

3,444

63.3

986,162

73.2

5,550,614

71.5

Single (or lone) person households

1,505

27.7

301,187

22.3

1,888,698

24.3

Group households

494

9.1

60,457

4.5

321,007

4.1

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 63.3% were family households, 27.7% were single person households and 9.1% were group households.

Household income

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Less than $600 gross weekly income

--

16.3

--

19.6

--

23.7

More than $3,000 gross weekly income

--

24.9

--

16.6

--

11.2

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 16.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 24.9% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median rent

460

--

369

--

285

--

Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income

--

86.1

--

87.1

--

89.6

Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

13.9

--

12.9

--

10.4

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median mortgage repayments

2,817

--

2,193

--

1,800

--

Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income

--

89.2

--

87.9

--

90.1

Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

10.8

--

12.1

--

9.9

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

None

892

16.4

170,897

12.7

665,852

8.6

1 motor vehicle

2,637

48.5

522,529

38.8

2,778,576

35.8

2 motor vehicles

1,518

27.9

440,149

32.7

2,802,468

36.1

3 or more vehicles

267

4.9

174,444

12.9

1,279,134

16.5

Number of motor vehicles not stated

127

2.3

39,787

3

234,292

3

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 48.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Source: ABS Census 2011

People — demographics & education

People

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

13,520

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

6,335

46.9

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

7,185

53.1

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

191

1.4

42,609

1.1

548,369

2.5


In the 2011 Census, there were 13,520 people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

1,205

8.9

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

669

4.9

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

382

2.8

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

402

3

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

836

6.2

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

1,192

8.8

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

1,542

11.4

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

1,639

12.1

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

1,294

9.6

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

909

6.7

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

719

5.3

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

677

5

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

594

4.4

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

429

3.2

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

315

2.3

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

287

2.1

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

209

1.5

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

219

1.6

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

36

--

35

--

37

--


The median age of people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.8% of the population.

Registered marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

4,418

39.2

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

286

2.5

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

1,063

9.4

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

509

4.5

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

4,992

44.3

1,112,771

35.2

5,962,769

34.3


Of people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 39.2% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.


Median age by registered marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

41

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

49

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

54

--

53

--

54

--

Widowed

78

--

78

--

78

--

Never married

32

--

26

--

25

--


The median age of married people in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

4,035

40.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

1,551

15.5

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

4,439

44.3

1,225,769

42.6

6,413,399

41.3


In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 40.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

41

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

37

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

37

--

31

--

33

--


The median age of people in a registered marriage in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

244

6.8

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

548

15.4

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

153

4.3

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

63

1.8

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

202

5.7

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

105

2.9

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

61

1.7

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

313

8.8

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

959

26.9

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

127

3.6

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

794

22.2

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

3,569

--

1,244,494

--

6,503,580

--


In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.4% were in primary school, 10.3% in secondary school and 35.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.


People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

4,267

23.2

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

3,633

19.7

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Irish

1,924

10.4

352,986

7.2

2,087,758

7.5

Italian

1,439

7.8

310,704

6.4

916,121

3.3

Scottish

1,285

7

232,322

4.7

1,792,622

6.4

The most common ancestries in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) were English 23.2%, Australian 19.7%, Irish 10.4%, Italian 7.8% and Scottish 7.0%.

Country of birth

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

8,791

65

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

696

5.1

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

Italy

509

3.8

129,248

3.3

185,402

0.9

New Zealand

435

3.2

86,767

2.2

483,398

2.2

Ireland

121

0.9

77,298

2

67,318

0.3

China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)

104

0.8

69,405

1.8

318,969

1.5

In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 65.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 5.1%, Italy 3.8%, New Zealand 3.2%, Ireland 0.9% and China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 0.8%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

5,294

41.8

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

1,268

10

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

790

6.2

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

5,315

42

1,288,486

35.5

10,757,087

53.7


In Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 41.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

No Religion

4,523

33.5

1,107,046

28.3

4,796,787

22.3

Catholic

4,127

30.5

684,766

17.5

5,439,268

25.3

Anglican

1,562

11.6

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Eastern Orthodox

429

3.2

205,971

5.3

563,072

2.6

Buddhism

298

2.2

179,360

4.6

528,978

2.5

The most common responses for religion in Leichhardt (NSW) (State Suburbs) were No Religion 33.5%, Catholic 30.5%, Anglican 11.6%, Eastern Orthodox 3.2% and Buddhism 2.2%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Leichhardt (NSW)

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Italian

826

6.1

176,491

4.5

299,834

1.4

Spanish

246

1.8

132,836

3.4

117,498

0.5

Greek

212

1.6

130,452

3.3

252,217

1.2

Cantonese

120

0.9

84,568

2.2

263,673

1.2

Mandarin

114