Waterloo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Waterloo (2017) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 4 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Waterloo is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Waterloo was 10,657 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waterloo is 32 years of age.

35.7% of people living in the suburb of Waterloo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% China , 3.5% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.4% Korea, Republic of , 2.3% Ukraine, 2.1% Indonesia, 1.7% Russian Federation, 1.7% United States of America, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.1% Saudi Arabia, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.1% Malaysia, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Philippines.

47.7% of people living in Waterloo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.9% Mandarin, 5.2% Russian, 3.4% Cantonese, 2.5% Korean, 2.3% Other, 2.0% Indonesian, 2.0% Arabic, 1.8% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Waterloo is 26.1% No religion, 20.1% Catholic, 17.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Anglican, 5.3% Buddhism, 3.9% Pentecostal, 3.2% Islam, 3.1% Judaism, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

21.1% of people are married, 60.6% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 464 widowed people living in Waterloo.

65.5% of the people living in Waterloo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.3% are working on a part time basis. Waterloo has an unemployment rate of 9.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Waterloo are 33.5% Professionals, 15.9% Managers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 4.3% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waterloo work in are 14.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Financial and insurance services, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Retail trade, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Education and training, 5.0% Information media and telecommunications, 4.7% Administrative and support services.

4.7% of homes are fully owned, and 15.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 74.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $535 per week and the median household income is $905 per week.

The median rent in Waterloo is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waterloo postcode 2017

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