Chatswood West Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Chatswood West (2067) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 9 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Chatswood West is in the federal electorates of Bennelong, Bradfield, North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Chatswood West was 1,426 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chatswood West is 41 years of age.

61.9% of people living in the suburb of Chatswood West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 4.6% China , 2.9% New Zealand, 1.7% Korea, Republic of , 1.3% Iran, 1.2% India, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Germany, 1.2% Hong Kong , 1.2% Malaysia, 0.8% Taiwan, 0.8% Hungary, 0.8% Russian Federation, 0.7% United States of America.

72.7% of people living in Chatswood West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Mandarin, 4.5% Cantonese, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Korean, 2.0% Other, 1.2% Greek, 1.2% Persian, 1.2% German, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Chatswood West is 27.6% No religion, 25.1% Catholic, 18.6% Anglican, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Buddhism, 1.8% Judaism, 1.4% Islam.

63.5% of people are married, 24.2% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 42 widowed people living in Chatswood West.

58.3% of the people living in Chatswood West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Chatswood West has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Chatswood West are 40.7% Professionals, 17.9% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 7.0% Technicians & trades workers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Labourers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Chatswood West work in are 20.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Education and training, 8.7% Financial and insurance services, 7.8% Retail trade, 6.1% Construction, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.8% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $838 per week and the median household income is $2503 per week.

The median rent in Chatswood West is $500 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chatswood West postcode 2067

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