West Ryde Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Ryde (2114) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Ryde is in the federal electorate of Bennelong.

In the 2011 census the population of West Ryde was 11,867 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Ryde is 35 years of age.

47.4% of people living in the suburb of West Ryde were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% China , 6.0% Korea, Republic of , 5.4% India, 2.4% Hong Kong , 2.4% Philippines, 1.9% England, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.7% Sri Lanka, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Malaysia, 0.9% Italy, 0.8% Iran, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% Vietnam.

46.4% of people living in West Ryde speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Mandarin, 7.4% Cantonese, 6.8% Korean, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Other, 3.5% Arabic, 2.1% Hindi, 1.8% Tamil, 1.8% Italian.

The religious makeup of West Ryde is 28.1% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 10.7% Anglican, 6.5% Hinduism, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Buddhism, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.7% Baptist.

51.8% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 471 widowed people living in West Ryde.

64.1% of the people living in West Ryde over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.6% are working on a part time basis. West Ryde has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in West Ryde are 31.6% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Managers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Ryde work in are 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.0% Financial and insurance services, 7.7% Education and training, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Construction.

27.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $654 per week and the median household income is $1392 per week.

The median rent in West Ryde is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Ryde postcode 2114

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