Curtin Electorate Demographics (WA)

In the 2011 census the population of Curtin was 138,546 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Curtin is 37 years of age.

61.1% of people living in the electorate of Curtin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 1.6% Malaysia, 1.6% India, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Ireland, 1.2% Singapore, 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% China , 0.9% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Netherlands.

79.2% of people living in Curtin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.5% Italian, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.7% French, 0.7% German, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Curtin is 27.3% No religion, 24.4% Catholic, 19.7% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Hinduism.

46.8% of people are married, 38.2% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 5876 widowed people living in Curtin.

59.0% of the people living in Curtin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Curtin has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Curtin are 39.8% Professionals, 15.7% Managers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 4.6% Labourers, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Curtin work in are 15.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Education and training, 8.3% Retail trade, 6.3% Construction, 6.3% Mining, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Manufacturing.

34.3% of homes are fully owned, and 28.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $852 per week and the median household income is $1840 per week.

The median rent in Curtin is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2450 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Curtin contains postcodes 6000, 6005, 6006, 6007, 6008, 6009, 6010, 6011, 6012, 6014, 6015, 6016, 6017, 6018, 6019 and includes the suburbs of Churchlands, City Beach, Claremont, Cottesloe, Crawley, Daglish, Dalkeith, Doubleview, Floreat, Glendalough, Innaloo, Jolimont, Karrakatta, Kings Park, Leederville, Mosman Park, Nedlands, North Perth, Osborne Park, Peppermint Grove, Perth, Scarborough, Shenton Park, Subiaco, Swanbourne, Wembley, Wembley Downs, West Leederville, West Perth and Woodlands.