Forest Lodge Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Forest Lodge (2037) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Forest Lodge is in the federal electorate of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Forest Lodge was 2,722 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forest Lodge is 31 years of age.

59.7% of people living in the suburb of Forest Lodge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.4% China , 1.7% United States of America, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.0% Thailand, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% France.

76.5% of people living in Forest Lodge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Mandarin, 1.8% Other, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.2% French, 1.2% Spanish, 1.0% Greek, 0.8% Korean, 0.8% Thai.

The religious makeup of Forest Lodge is 45.0% No religion, 17.5% Catholic, 10.7% Anglican, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Buddhism, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Uniting Church, 1.1% Islam.

28.4% of people are married, 59.1% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 46 widowed people living in Forest Lodge.

62.2% of the people living in Forest Lodge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Forest Lodge has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Forest Lodge are 45.0% Professionals, 15.4% Managers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 5.8% Technicians & trades workers, 2.8% Labourers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Forest Lodge work in are 17.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.0% Education and training, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Retail trade, 7.1% Financial and insurance services, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Information media and telecommunications, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Administrative and support services.

17.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $901 per week and the median household income is $1773 per week.

The median rent in Forest Lodge is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forest Lodge postcode 2037

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