Oyster Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Oyster Bay (2225) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 19 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Oyster Bay is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Oyster Bay was 5,428 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oyster Bay is 38 years of age.

81.4% of people living in the suburb of Oyster Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% China , 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States of America.

89.5% of people living in Oyster Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Greek, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.5% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Oyster Bay is 32.6% Catholic, 24.9% Anglican, 19.2% No religion, 4.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.9% Eastern Orthodox, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Buddhism.

61.6% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 170 widowed people living in Oyster Bay.

59.8% of the people living in Oyster Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Oyster Bay has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Oyster Bay are 27.7% Professionals, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Managers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.6% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oyster Bay work in are 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Education and training, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.8% Construction, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 48.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $753 per week and the median household income is $2176 per week.

The median rent in Oyster Bay is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2880 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oyster Bay postcode 2225

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