Watsons Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Watsons Bay (2030) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Watsons Bay is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Watsons Bay was 918 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Watsons Bay is 35 years of age.

63.8% of people living in the suburb of Watsons Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 2.5% South Africa, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.3% United States of America, 1.1% Canada, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% Czech Republic, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.7% Morocco, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% Austria.

81.6% of people living in Watsons Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.8% German, 0.7% Russian, 0.7% French, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Watsons Bay is 24.0% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 20.2% No religion, 16.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Judaism, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Uniting Church, 1.0% Other Religious Groups, 0.8% Islam.

44.5% of people are married, 42.3% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 43 widowed people living in Watsons Bay.

64.7% of the people living in Watsons Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Watsons Bay has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Watsons Bay are 35.3% Managers, 28.7% Professionals, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.7% Technicians & trades workers, 4.4% Sales workers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Labourers, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Watsons Bay work in are 34.4% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.0% Education and training, 5.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Retail trade, 4.7% Information media and telecommunications, 3.3% Administrative and support services.

39.8% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $928 per week and the median household income is $2166 per week.

The median rent in Watsons Bay is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Watsons Bay postcode 2030

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