Blair Athol Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blair Athol (2560) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 43 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blair Athol is in the federal electorate of Macarthur.

In the 2011 census the population of Blair Athol was 2,711 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blair Athol is 32 years of age.

50.9% of people living in the suburb of Blair Athol were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.2% Philippines, 4.3% India, 4.1% Fiji, 3.2% Laos, 2.2% New Zealand, 2.1% South Africa, 1.8% England, 1.3% China , 1.1% Malaysia, 0.9% Samoa, 0.9% Poland, 0.8% Egypt, 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.7% Vietnam.

53.1% of people living in Blair Athol speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Other, 6.7% Hindi, 6.6% Tagalog, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Filipino , 2.5% Spanish, 1.7% Arabic, 1.5% Croatian, 1.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Blair Athol is 35.4% Catholic, 11.3% Anglican, 8.1% No religion, 7.9% Buddhism, 7.2% Islam, 6.5% Hinduism, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Pentecostal, 3.0% Baptist, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox.

56.3% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 61 widowed people living in Blair Athol.

67.8% of the people living in Blair Athol over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.5% are working on a part time basis. Blair Athol has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Blair Athol are 20.2% Professionals, 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.3% Managers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blair Athol work in are 14.4% Manufacturing, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Financial and insurance services, 6.0% Construction, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Education and training.

14.4% of homes are fully owned, and 67.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $741 per week and the median household income is $2065 per week.

The median rent in Blair Athol is $405 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2240 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blair Athol postcode 2560

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