Eastwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Eastwood (2122) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 14 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Eastwood is in the federal electorate of Bennelong.

In the 2011 census the population of Eastwood was 16,193 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Eastwood is 37 years of age.

43.3% of people living in the suburb of Eastwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 18.6% China , 6.8% Korea, Republic of , 5.3% Hong Kong , 2.3% India, 1.9% Sri Lanka, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.6% England, 1.2% Indonesia, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Taiwan, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Singapore.

40.1% of people living in Eastwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.1% Mandarin, 15.1% Cantonese, 8.0% Korean, 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Italian, 1.4% Tamil, 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Eastwood is 28.8% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 9.8% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Buddhism, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.7% Baptist, 3.0% Hinduism, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

53.5% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 665 widowed people living in Eastwood.

59.0% of the people living in Eastwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Eastwood has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Eastwood are 34.0% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 10.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Eastwood work in are 12.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.2% Education and training, 7.5% Financial and insurance services, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Construction.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $523 per week and the median household income is $1327 per week.

The median rent in Eastwood is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Eastwood postcode 2122

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