Willoughby East Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Willoughby East (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 East is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Willoughby East was 1,819 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

71.2% of people living in the suburb of Willoughby East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.3% Italy, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% China , 0.9% Malaysia, 0.7% Japan, 0.6% Taiwan, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Turkey, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% India.

80.6% of people living in Willoughby East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Cantonese, 2.3% Other, 1.8% Italian, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.0% Greek, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Willoughby East is 30.3% Catholic, 23.5% Anglican, 23.4% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.1% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.8% Judaism, 1.5% Oriental Orthodox.

62.0% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 58 widowed people living in Willoughby East.

59.3% of the people living in Willoughby East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Willoughby East has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Willoughby East are 39.6% Professionals, 22.3% Managers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Technicians & trades workers, 2.5% Labourers, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Willoughby East work in are 19.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.1% Financial and insurance services, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Education and training, 7.0% Retail trade, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Information media and telecommunications, 4.7% Manufacturing, 4.1% Construction.

43.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $877 per week and the median household income is $2691 per week.

The median rent in Willoughby East is $610 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Willoughby East postcode 2068

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