Rose Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rose Bay (2029) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 6 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rose Bay is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Rose Bay was 9,401 and is comprised of approximately 53.8% females and 46.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rose Bay is 37 years of age.

52.5% of people living in the suburb of Rose Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% South Africa, 5.7% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.8% Israel, 1.0% Ireland, 1.0% Ukraine, 1.0% Russian Federation, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Hungary, 0.9% China , 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Poland, 0.7% Italy.

74.3% of people living in Rose Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Other, 2.7% Russian, 1.5% Greek, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% French, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Rose Bay is 29.7% Judaism, 19.0% Catholic, 16.8% No religion, 12.1% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.1% Uniting Church, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

47.4% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 480 widowed people living in Rose Bay.

63.3% of the people living in Rose Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Rose Bay has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Rose Bay are 38.2% Professionals, 19.8% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Technicians & trades workers, 2.7% Labourers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Rose Bay work in are 16.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Financial and insurance services, 8.3% Education and training, 8.2% Retail trade, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 4.5% Information media and telecommunications.

30.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $962 per week and the median household income is $1908 per week.

The median rent in Rose Bay is $500 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2877 per month.

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