Burwood Heights Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Burwood Heights (2136) is a suburb of Sydney, Canterbury/Bankstown, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Burwood Heights is in the federal electorate of Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Burwood Heights was 810 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burwood Heights is 42 years of age.

57.4% of people living in the suburb of Burwood Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.3% Italy, 5.4% China , 2.8% Greece, 2.3% Vietnam, 1.9% Lebanon, 1.9% England, 1.5% India, 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.5% Korea, Republic of , 1.4% Russian Federation, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Turkey.

48.0% of people living in Burwood Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.6% Italian, 7.3% Greek, 5.8% Arabic, 4.6% Mandarin, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 2.2% Cantonese, 2.2% Korean, 2.1% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Burwood Heights is 38.9% Catholic, 13.7% No religion, 9.9% Eastern Orthodox, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Anglican, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.3% Islam, 2.3% Hinduism, 1.7% Oriental Orthodox.

54.6% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 48 widowed people living in Burwood Heights.

60.2% of the people living in Burwood Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Burwood Heights has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Burwood Heights are 28.9% Professionals, 18.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.7% Managers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Technicians & trades workers, 4.4% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burwood Heights work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Education and training, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Other services, 7.2% Construction, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

46.6% of homes are fully owned, and 32.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $1399 per week.

The median rent in Burwood Heights is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burwood Heights postcode 2136

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