Balgowlah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Balgowlah (2093) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Balgowlah is in the federal electorate of Warringah.

In the 2011 census the population of Balgowlah was 7,495 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Balgowlah is 37 years of age.

65.7% of people living in the suburb of Balgowlah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 1.1% United States of America, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% China , 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Brazil, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% France, 0.4% India, 0.4% Italy.

83.6% of people living in Balgowlah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.0% French, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Balgowlah is 26.4% Catholic, 26.0% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Baptist.

51.2% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 268 widowed people living in Balgowlah.

61.3% of the people living in Balgowlah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Balgowlah has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Balgowlah are 33.3% Professionals, 19.5% Managers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Technicians & trades workers, 3.6% Labourers, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Balgowlah work in are 15.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Financial and insurance services, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Retail trade, 7.9% Education and training, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Construction, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Manufacturing.

32.7% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $903 per week and the median household income is $1912 per week.

The median rent in Balgowlah is $490 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2836 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balgowlah postcode 2093

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