Woollahra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woollahra (2025) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 4 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woollahra is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Woollahra was 7,180 and is comprised of approximately 54.9% females and 45.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Woollahra is 40 years of age.

61.1% of people living in the suburb of Woollahra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 2.2% South Africa, 1.5% United States of America, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% China , 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% France, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% Poland.

80.6% of people living in Woollahra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Greek, 0.8% French, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Woollahra is 23.8% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 20.8% Catholic, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.0% Judaism, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.5% Buddhism, 0.8% Christian, nfd.

40.5% of people are married, 40.9% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 418 widowed people living in Woollahra.

66.8% of the people living in Woollahra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Woollahra has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Woollahra are 45.9% Professionals, 20.4% Managers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Technicians & trades workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Labourers, 0.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Woollahra work in are 20.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.6% Financial and insurance services, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Retail trade, 6.7% Education and training, 6.0% Information media and telecommunications, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Wholesale trade, 3.6% Construction.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1144 per week and the median household income is $2173 per week.

The median rent in Woollahra is $550 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3033 per month.

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