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Guildford West
SydneyNew South Wales
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Fowler Road townhouses
Population 4,916 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 2161
Location 26 km (16 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Cumberland City Council
State electorate(s) Fairfield
Federal Division(s) Blaxland
Suburbs around Guildford West:
Woodpark Merrylands West Merrylands
Smithfield Guildford West Guildford
Fairfield Yennora Old Guildford

Guildford West is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia that is located 26 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Cumberland City Council and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region. Guildford West shares the postcode of 2161 with the separate suburbs of Guildford and Old Guildford.


At the 2011 census, there were 4,420 residents in Guildford West. The median age of residents was 33 years and 23.7% of people were aged 14 years and under. Just over 60% of people were born in Australia, with the top other countries of birth being Lebanon, New Zealand and Iraq. About half of people spoke a language other than English at home. The other languages spoken included Arabic 25.6%, Italian 1.9%, Turkish 1.5% and Tongan 1.3% . The top responses for religious affiliation were Catholic 39.7%, Islam 14.7% and Anglican 13.4%.


Guildford West Public School and as well as a number of preschools are situated within Guildford West. Although not in the suburb, Fairfield High School and Merrylands High School are in close vicinity to the suburb, depending on the residential area.

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