Kogarah Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kogarah Bay (2217) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 15 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kogarah Bay is in the federal electorate of Barton.

In the 2011 census the population of Kogarah Bay was 2,061 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kogarah Bay is 40 years of age.

66.6% of people living in the suburb of Kogarah Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% Greece, 4.1% China , 2.1% Italy, 2.0% Egypt, 1.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.7% New Zealand, 1.6% Lebanon, 1.3% England, 0.9% Croatia, 0.8% Portugal, 0.6% Cyprus, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% Uruguay, 0.4% India.

51.6% of people living in Kogarah Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.8% Greek, 5.7% Arabic, 3.8% Cantonese, 3.8% Macedonian, 3.7% Italian, 3.6% Mandarin, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Croatian, 1.6% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Kogarah Bay is 30.1% Catholic, 26.0% Eastern Orthodox, 11.9% Anglican, 9.8% No religion, 3.8% Oriental Orthodox, 3.6% Islam, 3.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.2% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Uniting Church.

57.9% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 98 widowed people living in Kogarah Bay.

60.5% of the people living in Kogarah Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Kogarah Bay has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Kogarah Bay are 24.1% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.1% Managers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kogarah Bay work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.7% Financial and insurance services, 8.3% Construction, 7.8% Education and training, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $1661 per week.

The median rent in Kogarah Bay is $510 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2817 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kogarah Bay postcode 2217

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