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Burwood Heights
SydneyNew South Wales
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Federation house on Liverpool Road
Population 989 (2016 census)
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2136
Area 0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Location 10 km (6 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Municipality of Burwood
State electorate(s) Strathfield
Federal Division(s) Watson
Suburbs around Burwood Heights:
Burwood Burwood Croydon
Enfield Burwood Heights Croydon
Enfield Croydon Park Croydon Park

Burwood Heights is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 10 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district and is situated within the local government area of Municipality of Burwood.

Burwood Heights is a residential suburb with no shops, schools or any public buildings. The postcode is 2136, the same as neighbouring Enfield. Burwood is a separate suburb, to the north.


The Geographical Names Board of New South Wales assigned Burwood Heights the status of a separate suburb on 19 January 2007.


According to the 2011 census of Population, there were 810 residents in Burwood Heights. In Burwood Heights, 57.8% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Italy 9.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5.3%, Greece 2.7%, Vietnam 2.2% and England 2.0%. 48.3% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Italian 13.9%, Greek 7.4%, Arabic 5.6%, Mandarin 4.7% and Korean 2.2%. The most common responses for religion in Burwood Heights (State Suburbs) were Catholic 39.2%, No Religion 13.9% and Eastern Orthodox 9.8%.

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