Surry Hills Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Surry Hills (2010) is a suburb of Sydney, Sydney City, New South Wales. It is about 2 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Surry Hills is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Surry Hills was 15,342 and is comprised of approximately 42.2% females and 57.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Surry Hills is 33 years of age.

44.8% of people living in the suburb of Surry Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 3.2% China , 2.3% Thailand, 1.4% United States of America, 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Indonesia, 1.0% France, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% India, 0.9% Japan, 0.8% Hong Kong .

61.2% of people living in Surry Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Cantonese, 2.3% Mandarin, 2.2% Thai, 1.7% Other, 1.4% Greek, 1.3% French, 1.2% Spanish, 1.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Surry Hills is 36.4% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 15.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Anglican, 6.1% Buddhism, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Islam, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Judaism.

20.1% of people are married, 67.7% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 421 widowed people living in Surry Hills.

72.3% of the people living in Surry Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.1% are working on a part time basis. Surry Hills has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Surry Hills are 41.6% Professionals, 17.6% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 3.3% Labourers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Surry Hills work in are 19.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Financial and insurance services, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Information media and telecommunications, 7.3% Retail trade, 6.1% Education and training, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

11.4% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 62.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $986 per week and the median household income is $1760 per week.

The median rent in Surry Hills is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Surry Hills postcode 2010

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