Balmain East Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Balmain East (2041) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 2 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Balmain East is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Balmain East was 1,866 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balmain East is 42 years of age.

65.5% of people living in the suburb of Balmain East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.6% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.6% United States of America, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% France, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% China , 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.4% Peru.

84.5% of people living in Balmain East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% French, 1.0% German, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Balmain East is 35.4% No religion, 26.8% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Uniting Church, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Lutheran.

44.3% of people are married, 38.8% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Balmain East.

67.2% of the people living in Balmain East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.8% are working on a part time basis. Balmain East has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Balmain East are 44.4% Professionals, 22.7% Managers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.9% Sales workers, 4.8% Technicians & trades workers, 4.6% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Labourers.

The main industries people from Balmain East work in are 18.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.3% Financial and insurance services, 10.1% Education and training, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Information media and telecommunications, 5.0% Retail trade, 4.2% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Construction.

31.8% of homes are fully owned, and 23.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1221 per week and the median household income is $2511 per week.

The median rent in Balmain East is $465 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balmain East postcode 2041

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