Berala Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Berala (2141) is a suburb of Sydney, Parramatta, New South Wales. It is about 16 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Berala is in the federal electorates of Blaxland, Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Berala was 8,799 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Berala is 33 years of age.

39.2% of people living in the suburb of Berala were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.8% China , 9.0% Vietnam, 2.3% Philippines, 2.2% Lebanon, 2.1% India, 2.0% Afghanistan, 1.6% Croatia, 1.5% Burma , 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Hong Kong , 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Turkey, 1.0% Nepal.

22.9% of people living in Berala speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.7% Cantonese, 10.4% Mandarin, 8.5% Arabic, 6.2% Other, 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Vietnamese, 3.1% Croatian, 2.6% Turkish, 1.9% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Berala is 22.0% Catholic, 16.7% Islam, 16.0% Buddhism, 15.5% No religion, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Anglican, 3.6% Hinduism, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Baptist.

52.8% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 362 widowed people living in Berala.

57.9% of the people living in Berala over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.2% are working on a part time basis. Berala has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Berala are 17.9% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Labourers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 6.4% Managers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Berala work in are 13.0% Manufacturing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 7.7% Construction, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Financial and insurance services.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 26.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $1012 per week.

The median rent in Berala is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1755 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Berala postcode 2141

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