Bennelong Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Bennelong was 148,707 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Bennelong is 37 years of age.

53.3% of people living in the electorate of Bennelong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.7% China , 3.9% Korea, Republic of , 3.2% Hong Kong , 2.8% India, 2.3% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% Italy, 1.3% Philippines, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Iran, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.6% Vietnam.

53.8% of people living in Bennelong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Mandarin, 8.3% Cantonese, 4.6% Korean, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 2.2% Italian, 1.7% Arabic, 1.2% Hindi, 1.0% Greek.

The religious makeup of Bennelong is 27.4% Catholic, 22.9% No religion, 12.5% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Buddhism, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Hinduism, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Baptist.

52.2% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 6724 widowed people living in Bennelong.

62.4% of the people living in Bennelong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Bennelong has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Bennelong are 32.7% Professionals, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Managers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bennelong work in are 12.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Construction.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $624 per week and the median household income is $1498 per week.

The median rent in Bennelong is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2349 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Bennelong contains postcodes 2067, 2111, 2112, 2113, 2114, 2115, 2117, 2118, 2119, 2121, 2122 and includes the suburbs of Beecroft, Carlingford, Chatswood West, Denistone, Denistone East, Denistone West, Dundas, East Ryde, Eastwood, Epping, Ermington, Gladesville, Macquarie Park, Marsfield, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, North Epping, North Ryde, Putney, Ryde, Tennyson Point and West Ryde.