Oatley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Oatley (2223) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 17 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Oatley is in the federal electorate of Banks.

In the 2011 census the population of Oatley was 10,098 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oatley is 41 years of age.

74.6% of people living in the suburb of Oatley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% China , 3.1% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Hong Kong , 0.8% Croatia, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Egypt, 0.4% United States of America.

77.1% of people living in Oatley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Mandarin, 3.0% Greek, 2.9% Cantonese, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Croatian, 1.4% Macedonian, 1.4% Italian, 1.1% Arabic, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Oatley is 30.1% Catholic, 22.1% Anglican, 17.9% No religion, 6.8% Eastern Orthodox, 5.3% Uniting Church, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism.

56.6% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 548 widowed people living in Oatley.

61.1% of the people living in Oatley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Oatley has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Oatley are 33.3% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Managers, 10.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 3.5% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oatley work in are 12.0% Education and training, 11.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.8% Financial and insurance services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.1% Construction, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

48.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $744 per week and the median household income is $1825 per week.

The median rent in Oatley is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

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