Frenchs Forest Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Frenchs Forest (2086) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Frenchs Forest is in the federal electorates of Mackellar, Warringah.

In the 2011 census the population of Frenchs Forest was 13,192 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Frenchs Forest is 39 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Frenchs Forest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.1% China , 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Iran, 0.4% India, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% France.

83.7% of people living in Frenchs Forest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Other, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% French, 0.8% German, 0.6% Persian, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Frenchs Forest is 26.0% Catholic, 24.9% Anglican, 21.9% No religion, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.7% Oriental Orthodox, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox.

63.8% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 401 widowed people living in Frenchs Forest.

59.1% of the people living in Frenchs Forest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Frenchs Forest has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Frenchs Forest are 28.7% Professionals, 18.0% Managers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Frenchs Forest work in are 13.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Retail trade, 9.2% Education and training, 7.1% Wholesale trade, 6.8% Construction, 6.5% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 46.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $734 per week and the median household income is $2135 per week.

The median rent in Frenchs Forest is $650 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2905 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Frenchs Forest postcode 2086

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