Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Population 15,004 7,705
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 5,621.2 5,240.9
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
0-4 years 3.7% 4.3%
5-14 years 6.2% 6.2%
15-19 years 11.2% 4.0%
20-24 years 24.2% 6.2%
25-34 years 20.6% 28.5%
35-44 years 10.9% 17.1%
45-54 years 8.0% 11.2%
55-64 years 5.7% 9.2%
65-74 years 4.7% 7.6%
75-84 years 3.2% 3.7%
85 years and over 1.6% 2.1%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
0-4 years 547 334
5-14 years 932 478
15-19 years 1,679 310
20-24 years 3,629 481
25-34 years 3,092 2,197
35-44 years 1,638 1,315
45-54 years 1,204 865
55-64 years 858 707
65-74 years 698 586
75-84 years 480 281
85 years and over 243 162
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Median age 26 35
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Indigenous people 119 32
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 0.8% 0.4%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Born in Australia 41.6% 48.0%
Born Elsewhere 50.9% 43.1%
Language spoken at home: English only 47.3% 63.4%
Language spoken at home: Other language 45.5% 27.7%
Australian citizen 58.6% 67.9%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Born in Australia 6,241 3,696
Born Elsewhere 7,635 3,321
Language spoken at home: English only 7,100 4,888
Language spoken at home: Other language 6,820 2,136
Australian citizen 8,787 5,235
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Married 27.3% 39.8%
Separated 1.4% 2.5%
Divorced 4.3% 8.2%
Widowed 2.2% 3.6%
Never married 65.0% 46.0%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Married 3,688 2,745
Separated 183 171
Divorced 576 565
Widowed 293 246
Never married 8,787 3,179
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Australian 12.6% 14.4%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 0.1%
Chinese 21.4% 7.4%
Croatian 0.3% 0.3%
Dutch 0.6% 0.9%
English 14.2% 22.7%
Filipino 1.1% 1.6%
French 0.6% 1.1%
German 2.1% 2.5%
Greek 3.8% 0.7%
Hungarian 0.4% 0.3%
Indian 2.3% 4.1%
Irish 7.6% 9.4%
Italian 2.2% 2.5%
Korean 0.9% 1.1%
Lebanese 0.7% 0.3%
Macedonian 0.1% 0.2%
Maltese 0.3% 0.3%
Maori 0.2% 0.1%
New Zealander 0.5% 0.7%
Polish 0.7% 0.7%
Russian 0.7% 0.6%
Scottish 3.9% 6.5%
Serbian 0.2% 0.2%
South African 0.6% 0.5%
Spanish 0.7% 0.8%
Sri Lankan 0.6% 0.5%
Turkish 0.2% 0.2%
Vietnamese 1.0% 0.5%
Welsh 0.4% 0.7%
Others 13.1% 11.5%
Ancestry not stated 5.9% 6.6%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Australian 2,392 1,487
Australian Aboriginal 35 5
Chinese 4,053 770
Croatian 54 30
Dutch 120 93
English 2,703 2,355
Filipino 207 162
French 122 113
German 399 259
Greek 714 76
Hungarian 68 34
Indian 428 425
Irish 1,439 969
Italian 424 259
Korean 176 113
Lebanese 136 30
Macedonian 18 16
Maltese 51 32
Maori 43 11
New Zealander 92 76
Polish 123 77
Russian 125 64
Scottish 746 674
Serbian 40 24
South African 110 52
Spanish 134 86
Sri Lankan 119 50
Turkish 45 16
Vietnamese 187 48
Welsh 67 67
Others 2,490 1,195
Ancestry not stated 1,125 688
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Afrikaans 0.1% 0.3%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.1% 0.0%
Arabic 1.1% 0.3%
Bengali 0.6% 0.4%
Cantonese 5.5% 2.9%
Croatian 0.1% 0.1%
Dutch 0.1% 0.2%
Filipino 0.3% 0.3%
French 0.6% 1.4%
Greek 3.0% 0.4%
German 0.4% 0.5%
Hindi 0.8% 2.0%
Indones 2.5% 0.4%
Italian 0.8% 0.8%
Japanese 0.5% 1.7%
Korean 0.9% 1.2%
Language spoken at home not stated 7.2% 8.9%
Mandarin 14.6% 4.1%
Maltese 0.0% 0%
Macedonian 0.1% 0.1%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.8% 0.0%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 0.5% 1.0%
Other Chinese 1.6% 0.2%
Other languages 2.9% 3.1%
Punjabi 0.1% 0.1%
Persian 0.9% 0.9%
Polish 0.2% 0.4%
Russian 0.8% 0.4%
Samoan 0.1% 0%
Serbian 0.2% 0.2%
Sinhale 0.4% 0.2%
Spanish 1.9% 1.7%
Tagalog 0.4% 0.8%
Tamil 0.3% 0.4%
Thai 0.9% 0.4%
Turkish 0.2% 0.1%
Urdu 0.4% 0.2%
Vietnamese 1.1% 0.5%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Afrikaans 13 22
Australian Indigenous Languages 8 3
Arabic 169 24
Bengali 84 34
Cantonese 828 221
Croatian 18 9
Dutch 14 18
Filipino 47 23
French 96 105
Greek 452 32
German 61 38
Hindi 121 151
Indones 380 32
Italian 123 65
Japanese 73 129
Korean 137 92
Language spoken at home not stated 1,082 688
Mandarin 2,186 313
Maltese 5 0
Macedonian 10 9
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 121 3
Other Indo-Aryan languages 78 75
Other Chinese 239 16
Other languages 431 241
Punjabi 13 6
Persian 131 67
Polish 31 33
Russian 113 33
Samoan 7 0
Serbian 26 12
Sinhale 66 14
Spanish 281 131
Tagalog 58 64
Tamil 43 29
Thai 131 34
Turkish 34 11
Urdu 58 12
Vietnamese 158 38
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb North Sydney, NSW, State Suburb
Buddhism 4.8% 3.0% 719 233
Christianity Anglican 6.4% 10.7% 964 827
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0.0% 0% 4 0
Christianity Baptist 0.7% 0.5% 103 38
Christianity Brethren 0% 0% 0 0
Christianity Catholic 20.4% 21.4% 3,056 1,650
Christianity Church Christ 0.0% 0.0% 3 3
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 5.2% 1.3% 774 100
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.1% 0.0% 8 3
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.1% 0% 9 0
Christianity Lutheran 0.2% 0.2% 26 14
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.2% 0.2% 34 15
Christianity Other Protestant 0.5% 0.2% 78 13
Christianity Pentecostal 0.8% 0.6% 117 45
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 1.7% 1.7% 250 133
Christianity Salvation Army 0.0% 0% 3 0
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.1% 0% 10 0
Christianity Uniting Church 0.9% 1.7% 130 128
Christianity, nfd 1.7% 1.7% 256 131
Christianity Othr Christian 0% 0.2% 0 12
Hinduism 2.2% 4.5% 329 348
Islam 3.3% 1.0% 497 78
Judaism 2.3% 0.7% 341 50
Other Religions 0.5% 0.5% 68 35
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 37.3% 37.5% 5,595 2,884
Religious affiliation not stated 10.9% 12.5% 1,636 961

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS