Brighton-Le-Sands Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Brighton-Le-Sands (2216) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 11 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Brighton-Le-Sands is in the federal electorate of Barton.

In the 2011 census the population of Brighton-Le-Sands was 8,003 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brighton-Le-Sands is 39 years of age.

50.0% of people living in the suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% Greece, 3.1% Egypt, 2.1% New Zealand, 2.0% China , 1.9% England, 1.6% Lebanon, 1.5% Italy, 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.3% Chile, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.9% Bangladesh, 0.7% Turkey, 0.7% Vietnam.

43.1% of people living in Brighton-Le-Sands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.2% Greek, 8.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.6% Arabic, 4.2% Spanish, 2.6% Italian, 2.3% Macedonian, 2.3% Other, 2.1% Mandarin, 1.7% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Brighton-Le-Sands is 27.2% Catholic, 22.0% Eastern Orthodox, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.0% No religion, 9.0% Anglican, 7.4% Islam, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.4% Oriental Orthodox, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.4% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 469 widowed people living in Brighton-Le-Sands.

64.9% of the people living in Brighton-Le-Sands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.5% are working on a part time basis. Brighton-Le-Sands has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Brighton-Le-Sands are 20.4% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brighton-Le-Sands work in are 10.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Retail trade, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Education and training.

31.4% of homes are fully owned, and 22.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $595 per week and the median household income is $1129 per week.

The median rent in Brighton-Le-Sands is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brighton-Le-Sands postcode 2216

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