Birchgrove Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Birchgrove (2041) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Birchgrove is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Birchgrove was 3,107 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Birchgrove is 40 years of age.

65.5% of people living in the suburb of Birchgrove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.3% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 1.3% United States of America, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% China , 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Switzerland.

85.0% of people living in Birchgrove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.2% German, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Birchgrove is 38.8% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

46.5% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 64 widowed people living in Birchgrove.

66.5% of the people living in Birchgrove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.5% are working on a part time basis. Birchgrove has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Birchgrove are 45.4% Professionals, 24.4% Managers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.6% Sales workers, 4.8% Technicians & trades workers, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Labourers, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Birchgrove work in are 19.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Financial and insurance services, 9.5% Education and training, 7.0% Information media and telecommunications, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.7% Retail trade, 4.6% Construction, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

33.4% of homes are fully owned, and 32.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1356 per week and the median household income is $2726 per week.

The median rent in Birchgrove is $560 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birchgrove postcode 2041

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