Ryde Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ryde (2112) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 11 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ryde is in the federal electorate of Bennelong.

In the 2011 census the population of Ryde was 21,599 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

55.8% of people living in the suburb of Ryde were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% China , 2.7% Italy, 2.1% England, 2.1% Korea, Republic of , 2.0% India, 1.9% Philippines, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.6% Iran, 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.2% Lebanon, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Syria.

54.8% of people living in Ryde speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Other, 6.0% Mandarin, 5.0% Cantonese, 4.6% Italian, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Arabic, 2.4% Korean, 1.6% Greek, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Ryde is 34.1% Catholic, 18.3% No religion, 11.7% Anglican, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.7% Buddhism, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Islam, 2.8% Oriental Orthodox, 2.6% Uniting Church.

51.0% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 1106 widowed people living in Ryde.

64.1% of the people living in Ryde over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Ryde has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Ryde are 27.5% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Managers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ryde work in are 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Retail trade, 7.7% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.6% Construction, 6.5% Financial and insurance services, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Accommodation and food services.

30.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1380 per week.

The median rent in Ryde is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ryde postcode 2112

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