Collaroy Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Collaroy (2097) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 17 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Collaroy is in the federal electorate of Mackellar.

In the 2011 census the population of Collaroy was 14,388 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

73.5% of people living in the suburb of Collaroy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% China , 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Brazil, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Canada.

86.6% of people living in Collaroy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.2% Other, 0.7% German, 0.6% Serbian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Collaroy is 30.6% Catholic, 25.5% Anglican, 20.8% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism.

54.5% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 518 widowed people living in Collaroy.

60.3% of the people living in Collaroy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Collaroy has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Collaroy are 25.0% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Managers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Collaroy work in are 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 7.6% Education and training, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $792 per week and the median household income is $1862 per week.

The median rent in Collaroy is $475 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2668 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Collaroy postcode 2097

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