Rushcutters Bay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rushcutters Bay (2011) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 2 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rushcutters Bay is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Rushcutters Bay was 2,372 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rushcutters Bay is 37 years of age.

46.1% of people living in the suburb of Rushcutters Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% United States of America, 1.3% Ireland, 1.2% China , 1.2% Germany, 1.0% Japan, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% France, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Thailand, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Italy.

65.5% of people living in Rushcutters Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 1.8% French, 1.7% Spanish, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Japanese, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Rushcutters Bay is 32.5% No religion, 20.3% Catholic, 19.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.4% Anglican, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Judaism, 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

19.9% of people are married, 62.9% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 96 widowed people living in Rushcutters Bay.

73.8% of the people living in Rushcutters Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.5% are working on a part time basis. Rushcutters Bay has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Rushcutters Bay are 42.0% Professionals, 18.7% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Technicians & trades workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 2.8% Labourers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Rushcutters Bay work in are 20.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.4% Financial and insurance services, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.8% Information media and telecommunications, 6.7% Education and training, 5.8% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Public administration and safety.

17.7% of homes are fully owned, and 18.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1050 per week and the median household income is $1372 per week.

The median rent in Rushcutters Bay is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2050 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rushcutters Bay postcode 2011

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