Suburb Profile Report for Woollahra NSW (2025)

Woollahra House: Median price $3,200,000, Annual capital growth 6.87%, Number of sales 82, Weekly median advertised rent $1,550

Woollahra Unit: Median price $1,200,000, Annual capital growth 7.16%, Number of sales 87, Weekly median advertised rent $700

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Woollahra, 2025 ranked 593th in NSW when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Woollahra is one of 3163 in our list for NSW

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Woollahra has given property investors a paper return of -0.62%. This puts Suburb as 631 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in NSW

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Woollahra is offering property investors an average of -7.38. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 279th in terms of most discounted suburbs in NSW

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Woollahra the average time real estate has been on the market is 73.6 days.

A $1550 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.52%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 6.87%.

Woollahra is an average performer in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Woollahra gave property investors a average capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -3.61%.

Over the longer term, Woollahra has seen property prices show investors a 20.00% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Woollahra2025 is located in NSW which offers an average discount of -6.83% to property investors. Woollahra itself is showing figures that indicate -7.96% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $700 mark per week – giving a return of 3.03% based on the median price in Suburb

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Pricey suburb sees tenant demand

Postcode: 2025

Median unit price: $1,255,000

Vacancy rate: 7.8%

Three-year growth: 37.0%

A hop and a skip from the Sydney CBD, the suburb of Woollahra is beloved for its leafy streets, quiet vibe and the classic village feel of its commercial centre.

This suburb is expensive, but for many, the price is worth it. Woollahra contains many Victorian and Federation-era homes, harkening back to the suburb’s long history. There are many antique shops and galleries in the area as well, along with cafes and restaurants. Woollahra Public primary school is also located here.

Demand is strong among buyers, with the suburb maintaining steady positive growth since 2013. However, Woollahra has also been growing in popularity with tenants, as the average rental vacancy rate fell from 9.9% in July 2017 to 7.8% a year later. The weekly rent rate comes in at $725, and landlords reap returns of 3% on average.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$3,200,000 $1,200,000
-0.62% -10.28%
-4.19% -3.61%
6.87% 7.16%
$1,550 $700
82 87
2.52% 3.03%
73.6 84.9444444444445

Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 7180
Median household income ($/weekly) 2173
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 3033
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 1261 17.6
    35-44 years 1106 15.4
    45-54 years 907 12.6
    55-64 years 858 11.9
    65-74 years 707 9.8
    Others 2342 32.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2452 45.8
    Registered Married 2198 41.1
    Defacto Relationship 703 13.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4392 66.7
    Papua New Guinea 264 4.0
    South Africa 157 2.4
    United Kingdom 594 9.0
    Other 401 6.1
    Others 773 11.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 105 1.7
    Christianity 3759 59.6
    Hinduism 45 0.7
    Judaism 647 10.3
    No Religion 1709 27.1
    Others 41 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 195 7.1
    $1,500-$1,999 257 9.3
    $2,500-$2,999 532 19.3
    $3,000-$3,499 224 8.1
    $4,000 or more 401 14.6
    Others 1147 41.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2600 46.2
    Not in the labour force 1733 30.8
    Employed, worked part-time 972 17.3
    Employed, away from work 174 3.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 151 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 764 20.4
    Professionals 1717 45.9
    Community & personal service workers 215 5.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 463 12.4
    Sales 250 6.7
    Others 332 8.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 111 8.1
    Infants/Primary 395 28.9
    Secondary 277 20.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 81 5.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 447 32.7
    Others 55 4.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2550 39.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 2432 38.0
    Separate house 1408 22.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 6 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1119 37.7
    Fully owned 1044 35.2
    Being purchased 724 24.4
    Other tenure type 83 2.8
    Tenure Type
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