Chatswood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Chatswood (2067) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 8 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Chatswood is in the federal electorates of Bradfield, North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Chatswood was 21,194 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chatswood is 35 years of age.

37.0% of people living in the suburb of Chatswood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.6% China , 7.7% Korea, Republic of , 5.4% Hong Kong , 2.8% England, 2.5% Taiwan, 2.5% Japan, 2.3% India, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.8% Indonesia, 1.3% Philippines, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Iran, 0.7% South Africa.

40.9% of people living in Chatswood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.9% Mandarin, 12.8% Cantonese, 8.3% Korean, 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Japanese, 2.5% Other, 1.3% Indonesian, 1.3% Other, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Chatswood is 31.2% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 10.4% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Buddhism, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist.

51.9% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 808 widowed people living in Chatswood.

62.8% of the people living in Chatswood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Chatswood has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Chatswood are 37.9% Professionals, 16.1% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Technicians & trades workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Labourers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Chatswood work in are 16.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.8% Financial and insurance services, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Retail trade, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Wholesale trade, 6.2% Education and training, 5.3% Information media and telecommunications, 4.6% Manufacturing.

30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $674 per week and the median household income is $1616 per week.

The median rent in Chatswood is $492 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chatswood postcode 2067

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