North Sydney Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of North Sydney was 148,091 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

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

56.7% of people living in the electorate of North Sydney were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 4.4% China , 2.5% New Zealand, 2.2% Hong Kong , 1.9% Korea, Republic of , 1.7% India, 1.5% Japan, 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% Malaysia, 1.1% United States of America, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Taiwan, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Indonesia.

67.8% of people living in North Sydney speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Cantonese, 4.6% Mandarin, 2.3% Other, 2.0% Korean, 1.7% Japanese, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Greek.

The religious makeup of North Sydney is 26.8% No religion, 26.6% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Buddhism, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Hinduism, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

49.3% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 5557 widowed people living in North Sydney.

66.8% of the people living in North Sydney over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. North Sydney has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in North Sydney are 41.4% Professionals, 19.2% Managers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.9% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Technicians & trades workers, 2.6% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from North Sydney work in are 19.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.0% Financial and insurance services, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Education and training, 6.8% Retail trade, 5.4% Information media and telecommunications, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Manufacturing.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $992 per week and the median household income is $2114 per week.

The median rent in North Sydney is $470 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2800 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of North Sydney contains postcodes 2060, 2061, 2062, 2063, 2064, 2065, 2066, 2067, 2068, 2069, 2089, 2090, 2110, 2111 and includes the suburbs of Artarmon, Cammeray, Castle Cove, Castlecrag, Chatswood, Chatswood West, Cremorne, Crows Nest, Gladesville, Greenwich, Henley, Hunters Hill, Huntleys Cove, Huntleys Point, Kirribilli, Lane Cove, Lane Cove North, Lane Cove West, Lavender Bay, Linley Point, Longueville, Mcmahons Point, Middle Cove, Milsons Point, Naremburn, Neutral Bay, Northbridge, North Sydney, North Willoughby, Northwood, Riverview, St Leonards, Waverton, Willoughby, Willoughby East, Wollstonecraft and Woolwich.