Griffith Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Griffith (2680) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 478 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Griffith is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Griffith was 16,972 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Griffith is 35 years of age.

72.3% of people living in the suburb of Griffith were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% Italy, 4.2% India, 2.1% New Zealand, 0.9% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Fiji, 0.6% Turkey, 0.6% Samoa, 0.5% Tonga, 0.4% Cook Islands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Afghanistan, 0.3% China .

71.0% of people living in Griffith speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Italian, 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Punjabi, 3.5% Other, 1.2% Samoan, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Turkish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Griffith is 40.6% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 8.7% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 3.6% Other Religious Groups, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Islam, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

51.1% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 945 widowed people living in Griffith.

59.6% of the people living in Griffith over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Griffith has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Griffith are 18.0% Labourers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Professionals, 13.2% Managers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Griffith work in are 18.1% Manufacturing, 14.2% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $529 per week and the median household income is $1015 per week.

The median rent in Griffith is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1595 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Griffith postcode 2680

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