Dee Why Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Dee Why (2099) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 15 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Dee Why is in the federal electorates of Mackellar, Warringah.

In the 2011 census the population of Dee Why was 19,838 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Dee Why is 35 years of age.

56.1% of people living in the suburb of Dee Why were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 3.2% China , 2.8% India, 2.2% Brazil, 2.1% Philippines, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% South Africa, 0.8% Thailand, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Croatia, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% United States of America.

66.8% of people living in Dee Why speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Other, 2.4% Portuguese, 2.1% Serbian, 2.1% Mandarin, 1.8% Italian, 1.4% Tagalog, 1.2% Spanish, 1.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Dee Why is 27.0% Catholic, 23.6% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Buddhism, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Hinduism.

43.2% of people are married, 38.8% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 676 widowed people living in Dee Why.

66.5% of the people living in Dee Why 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. Dee Why has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Dee Why are 22.3% Professionals, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dee Why work in are 11.8% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.5% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Education and training, 5.6% Financial and insurance services.

21.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $765 per week and the median household income is $1435 per week.

The median rent in Dee Why is $410 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2370 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dee Why postcode 2099

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