Lidcombe Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lidcombe (2141) is a suburb of Sydney, Parramatta, New South Wales. It is about 15 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lidcombe is in the federal electorate of Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Lidcombe was 16,670 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Lidcombe is 33 years of age.

32.7% of people living in the suburb of Lidcombe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.2% China , 10.0% Korea, Republic of , 7.2% Vietnam, 3.0% Sri Lanka, 2.9% India, 2.4% Nepal, 2.4% Philippines, 2.2% Turkey, 2.0% Lebanon, 1.4% Hong Kong , 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% Burma , 0.8% Croatia.

19.8% of people living in Lidcombe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.4% Cantonese, 11.8% Korean, 9.3% Mandarin, 6.2% Arabic, 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Vietnamese, 4.0% Other, 4.0% Turkish, 3.9% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Lidcombe is 23.0% Catholic, 16.9% No religion, 12.2% Buddhism, 12.0% Islam, 7.9% Hinduism, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Anglican, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox.

52.7% of people are married, 34.7% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 583 widowed people living in Lidcombe.

59.5% of the people living in Lidcombe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Lidcombe has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Lidcombe are 21.9% Professionals, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Labourers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Managers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lidcombe work in are 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Construction, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Wholesale trade.

27.1% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $444 per week and the median household income is $1230 per week.

The median rent in Lidcombe is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lidcombe postcode 2141

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