Kogarah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kogarah (2217) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kogarah is in the federal electorate of Barton.

In the 2011 census the population of Kogarah was 12,764 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kogarah is 33 years of age.

36.8% of people living in the suburb of Kogarah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.0% China , 6.5% Nepal, 4.4% Bangladesh, 3.6% India, 3.0% Philippines, 2.0% Greece, 1.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Indonesia, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.2% England, 1.1% Egypt, 0.9% Lebanon, 0.8% Malaysia.

30.0% of people living in Kogarah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Mandarin, 7.5% Other, 6.7% Cantonese, 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.8% Greek, 5.1% Bengali, 3.3% Other, 3.1% Arabic, 3.0% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Kogarah is 20.0% Catholic, 18.2% No religion, 12.6% Eastern Orthodox, 9.9% Hinduism, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Islam, 6.5% Anglican, 5.6% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Uniting Church.

52.7% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 472 widowed people living in Kogarah.

59.0% of the people living in Kogarah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Kogarah has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kogarah are 24.8% Professionals, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Managers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kogarah work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Financial and insurance services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.4% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Public administration and safety.

26.2% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $559 per week and the median household income is $1238 per week.

The median rent in Kogarah is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2032 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kogarah postcode 2217

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