Brand Electorate Demographics (WA)

In the 2011 census the population of Brand was 155,739 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Brand is 34 years of age.

63.5% of people living in the electorate of Brand were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.5% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 1.8% Scotland, 1.5% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Australia , nfd, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy.

87.4% of people living in Brand speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German, 0.3% Serbian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Brand is 28.5% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

49.2% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 5584 widowed people living in Brand.

60.5% of the people living in Brand over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Brand has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Brand are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Professionals, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.5% Sales workers, 9.0% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brand work in are 12.1% Manufacturing, 12.0% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Education and training, 5.4% Mining, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

23.7% of homes are fully owned, and 44.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $595 per week and the median household income is $1335 per week.

The median rent in Brand is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Brand contains postcodes 6165, 6167, 6168, 6169, 6170, 6171, 6172, 6173, 6174, 6175, 6176, 6180, 6210 and includes the suburbs of Anketell, Baldivis, Bertram, Calista, Casuarina, Cooloongup, East Rockingham, Garden Island, Golden Bay, Greenfields, Hillman, Hope Valley, Karnup, Kwinana Beach, Kwinana Town Centre, Lakelands, Leda, Madora Bay, Mandogalup, Meadow Springs, Medina, Naval Base, Orelia, Parklands, Parmelia, Peron, Port Kennedy, Postans, Rockingham, Safety Bay, San Remo, Secret Harbour, Shoalwater, Silver Sands, Singleton, The Spectacles, Waikiki, Wandi, Warnbro and Wellard.