Wattle Grove Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wattle Grove (2173) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 27 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wattle Grove is in the federal electorate of Hughes.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Grove was 8,192 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattle Grove is 31 years of age.

68.5% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Grove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% India, 2.7% Philippines, 2.2% England, 1.8% Egypt, 1.7% Fiji, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% China , 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Indonesia.

69.7% of people living in Wattle Grove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Arabic, 3.0% Other, 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Hindi, 1.6% Tagalog, 1.5% Tamil, 1.3% Greek, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.3% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Wattle Grove is 32.4% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 11.9% No religion, 5.9% Hinduism, 3.9% Eastern Orthodox, 3.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Islam, 3.1% Oriental Orthodox, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.6% Baptist.

60.2% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 141 widowed people living in Wattle Grove.

66.7% of the people living in Wattle Grove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Grove has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Grove are 20.5% Professionals, 19.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Community & personal service workers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Managers, 7.5% Sales workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wattle Grove work in are 17.9% Public administration and safety, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Manufacturing, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Education and training, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.2% Construction.

21.0% of homes are fully owned, and 47.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $814 per week and the median household income is $1938 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Grove is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Grove postcode 2173

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