Willoughby Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Willoughby (2068) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Willoughby is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Willoughby was 5,921 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

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

63.5% of people living in the suburb of Willoughby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.4% China , 1.7% Hong Kong , 1.5% Italy, 1.4% Japan, 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% India, 0.9% Croatia, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.8% Iran, 0.7% Greece, 0.6% Philippines.

71.3% of people living in Willoughby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Other, 3.6% Cantonese, 2.4% Italian, 2.3% Mandarin, 1.9% Japanese, 1.7% Greek, 1.5% Croatian, 1.0% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Willoughby is 30.0% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 18.4% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.5% Oriental Orthodox, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

52.6% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 277 widowed people living in Willoughby.

64.9% of the people living in Willoughby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Willoughby has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Willoughby are 36.2% Professionals, 20.3% Managers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 7.4% Technicians & trades workers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 3.3% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Willoughby work in are 18.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.3% Financial and insurance services, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.9% Education and training, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Information media and telecommunications, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Construction.

33.4% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $930 per week and the median household income is $2124 per week.

The median rent in Willoughby is $470 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Willoughby postcode 2068

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