North Sydney Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

North Sydney (2060) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. North Sydney is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of North Sydney was 6,258 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

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

50.1% of people living in the suburb of North Sydney were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 3.5% India, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.7% China , 2.2% Japan, 1.9% Hong Kong , 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Philippines, 1.4% South Africa, 1.3% United States of America, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.8% Iran, 0.8% Thailand, 0.8% Canada.

65.8% of people living in North Sydney speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Mandarin, 3.1% Cantonese, 2.4% Japanese, 2.2% Other, 1.4% Spanish, 1.4% Korean, 1.3% Hindi, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of North Sydney is 28.1% No religion, 23.0% Catholic, 15.1% Anglican, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.6% Hinduism, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.6% Islam, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox.

38.7% of people are married, 46.2% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 253 widowed people living in North Sydney.

71.4% of the people living in North Sydney over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.8% are working on a part time basis. North Sydney has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in North Sydney are 44.6% Professionals, 19.5% Managers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Sales workers, 5.4% Technicians & trades workers, 2.2% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from North Sydney work in are 22.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.2% Financial and insurance services, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Education and training, 6.4% Information media and telecommunications, 5.5% Retail trade, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

18.3% of homes are fully owned, and 20.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1146 per week and the median household income is $1926 per week.

The median rent in North Sydney is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Sydney postcode 2060

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