Riverwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Riverwood (2210) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 17 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Riverwood is in the federal electorates of Banks, Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Riverwood was 10,225 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

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

44.1% of people living in the suburb of Riverwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.4% China , 3.5% Lebanon, 2.7% Hong Kong , 2.5% Indonesia, 2.4% Vietnam, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Philippines, 1.5% Greece, 1.4% Egypt, 1.1% England, 1.0% India, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.9% Fiji, 0.8% Italy.

36.4% of people living in Riverwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.0% Cantonese, 9.5% Mandarin, 8.8% Arabic, 8.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.0% Greek, 2.5% Vietnamese, 2.5% Indonesian, 2.2% Other, 1.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Riverwood is 23.7% Catholic, 18.3% No religion, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.8% Anglican, 9.0% Islam, 7.7% Eastern Orthodox, 6.8% Buddhism, 2.5% Baptist, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Uniting Church.

46.4% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 592 widowed people living in Riverwood.

60.1% of the people living in Riverwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Riverwood has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Riverwood are 18.7% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.8% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Riverwood work in are 10.8% Manufacturing, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Retail trade, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Construction, 6.0% Financial and insurance services.

22.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $389 per week and the median household income is $826 per week.

The median rent in Riverwood is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Riverwood postcode 2210

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