Tamarama Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tamarama (2026) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tamarama is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Tamarama was 1,450 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tamarama is 35 years of age.

51.2% of people living in the suburb of Tamarama were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 1.8% Ireland, 1.6% South Africa, 1.3% United States of America, 1.2% France, 0.8% Canada, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Brazil, 0.5% Israel, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Hong Kong .

70.5% of people living in Tamarama speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Spanish, 1.2% French, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% German, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Tamarama is 27.9% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 21.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.0% Anglican, 4.5% Judaism, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Uniting Church.

33.1% of people are married, 54.5% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Tamarama.

69.9% of the people living in Tamarama over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.7% are working on a part time basis. Tamarama has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Tamarama are 47.9% Professionals, 19.8% Managers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 6.1% Technicians & trades workers, 5.2% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Labourers.

The main industries people from Tamarama work in are 24.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.9% Financial and insurance services, 7.4% Information media and telecommunications, 6.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Education and training, 5.6% Retail trade, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Construction, 4.7% Arts and recreation services.

23.0% of homes are fully owned, and 22.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1308 per week and the median household income is $2666 per week.

The median rent in Tamarama is $630 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tamarama postcode 2026

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