Kensington Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kensington (2033) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 5 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kensington is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of Kensington was 12,776 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kensington is 28 years of age.

45.7% of people living in the suburb of Kensington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% China , 3.1% Hong Kong , 3.0% Malaysia, 2.8% Indonesia, 2.6% England, 1.8% Singapore, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Greece, 1.4% India, 1.3% South Africa, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% Thailand, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Philippines.

51.3% of people living in Kensington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Mandarin, 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.2% Cantonese, 4.0% Greek, 2.4% Indonesian, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Spanish, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Korean.

The religious makeup of Kensington is 26.3% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% Anglican, 6.7% Eastern Orthodox, 5.9% Buddhism, 3.8% Islam, 3.2% Judaism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Hinduism.

30.8% of people are married, 60.3% have never married and 4.5% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 322 widowed people living in Kensington.

57.3% of the people living in Kensington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Kensington has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Kensington are 34.3% Professionals, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 7.9% Technicians & trades workers, 4.8% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kensington work in are 12.1% Education and training, 12.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Financial and insurance services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Construction, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

24.6% of homes are fully owned, and 20.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $500 per week and the median household income is $1498 per week.

The median rent in Kensington is $435 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kensington postcode 2033

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