Burwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Burwood (2134) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Burwood is in the federal electorates of Reid, Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Burwood was 12,466 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burwood is 32 years of age.

30.3% of people living in the suburb of Burwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 26.5% China , 4.6% India, 4.0% Korea, Republic of , 2.9% Hong Kong , 2.8% Nepal, 2.3% Vietnam, 2.1% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Lebanon, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% England, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Greece.

25.5% of people living in Burwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 22.5% Mandarin, 13.1% Cantonese, 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.3% Korean, 3.8% Other, 3.2% Italian, 3.0% Other, 2.8% Other, 2.4% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Burwood is 29.6% No religion, 21.4% Catholic, 10.5% Buddhism, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Hinduism, 4.5% Anglican, 4.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Uniting Church, 1.9% Islam.

44.3% of people are married, 42.8% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 505 widowed people living in Burwood.

57.4% of the people living in Burwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Burwood has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Burwood are 28.2% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burwood work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Accommodation and food services, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.2% Education and training, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Construction.

30.4% of homes are fully owned, and 19.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $1185 per week.

The median rent in Burwood is $421 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burwood postcode 2134

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