Waverley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Waverley (2024) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 5 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Waverley is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Waverley was 4,253 and is comprised of approximately 54.2% females and 45.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waverley is 38 years of age.

55.7% of people living in the suburb of Waverley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.0% Ireland, 1.4% Italy, 1.3% South Africa, 1.0% Russian Federation, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% China , 0.7% France, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% Poland.

71.8% of people living in Waverley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 2.1% Italian, 2.0% Russian, 1.5% French, 1.4% Spanish, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.1% Greek, 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Waverley is 29.0% Catholic, 25.4% No religion, 14.4% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Judaism, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

34.1% of people are married, 44.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 333 widowed people living in Waverley.

67.2% of the people living in Waverley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.2% are working on a part time basis. Waverley has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Waverley are 39.4% Professionals, 17.3% Managers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 2.9% Labourers, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waverley work in are 16.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Financial and insurance services, 8.8% Education and training, 7.6% Retail trade, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Information media and telecommunications, 5.2% Construction, 5.1% Public administration and safety.

26.0% of homes are fully owned, and 26.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $838 per week and the median household income is $1724 per week.

The median rent in Waverley is $461 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waverley postcode 2024

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