Westleigh Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Westleigh (2120) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 21 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Westleigh is in the federal electorate of Berowra.

In the 2011 census the population of Westleigh was 4,481 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

69.6% of people living in the suburb of Westleigh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 2.5% South Africa, 1.7% India, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% China , 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Lebanon, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Sri Lanka.

83.1% of people living in Westleigh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Cantonese, 1.7% Other, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.2% Arabic, 0.8% Korean, 0.8% German, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Westleigh is 25.9% Catholic, 24.4% Anglican, 21.1% No religion, 6.7% Uniting Church, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Baptist, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Pentecostal.

64.8% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 4.7% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 138 widowed people living in Westleigh.

57.5% of the people living in Westleigh over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Westleigh has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Westleigh are 33.3% Professionals, 19.8% Managers, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 3.5% Labourers, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Westleigh work in are 13.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Education and training, 8.2% Retail trade, 6.9% Financial and insurance services, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Construction, 5.3% Public administration and safety.

47.0% of homes are fully owned, and 44.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $767 per week and the median household income is $2339 per week.

The median rent in Westleigh is $546 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2584 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Westleigh postcode 2120

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