Brookvale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Brookvale (2100) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Brookvale is in the federal electorate of Warringah.

In the 2011 census the population of Brookvale was 2,589 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brookvale is 36 years of age.

53.7% of people living in the suburb of Brookvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 4.0% Italy, 3.8% New Zealand, 2.7% Philippines, 2.1% China , 2.0% India, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Vietnam, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Brazil, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% Thailand, 0.7% Iran, 0.7% Tonga.

64.4% of people living in Brookvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.3% Italian, 3.6% Other, 2.4% Mandarin, 1.4% Korean, 1.4% Filipino , 1.1% Hindi, 1.1% Vietnamese, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Brookvale is 31.9% Catholic, 22.6% No religion, 14.6% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Pentecostal.

39.4% of people are married, 39.0% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 136 widowed people living in Brookvale.

68.1% of the people living in Brookvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.3% are working on a part time basis. Brookvale has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Brookvale are 21.4% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Managers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brookvale work in are 12.2% Retail trade, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Financial and insurance services, 6.2% Construction, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Education and training.

20.3% of homes are fully owned, and 34.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $727 per week and the median household income is $1451 per week.

The median rent in Brookvale is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brookvale postcode 2100

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