DemographicsSylvania is approximately 3.38 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Sylvania was 10479. The population is 47% male and 53% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Sylvania are $3000 to $3999. The most common weekly income bracket is $1000 to $1249 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionSylvania is a suburb, in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 22 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district in the Sutherland Shire. Sylvania is mostly residential but also contains areas of native bushland and some commercial developments on the Princes Highway and Port Hacking Road. Sylvania Heights is a locality in the western part of the suburb. Sylvania Waters and Kangaroo Point share the same postcode (2224) According to the 2011 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population, there were 9,728 people usually resident in Sylvania. (This figure excludes Sylvania Waters, population 3,125 and Kangaroo Point, population 576.). 72.8% stated they were Australian-born. Of those born overseas, the percentages were as follows: England 3.3%, China (excluding Taiwan), New Zealand 1.6% and Greece 1.4%. English was stated as the only language spoken at home by 72.8% of residents and the most common other languages spoken were Greek 6.6%, Arabic 2.6% and Cantonese 2.5%. The most common responses for religion were Catholic 27.8%, Anglican 23.4%, No Religion 12.2%, Orthodox 12.0% and Uniting Church 4.1%.
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