Fremantle Electorate Demographics (WA)

In the 2011 census the population of Fremantle was 144,411 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

63.8% of people living in the electorate of Fremantle were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.1% Italy, 1.5% South Africa, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Philippines, 1.1% Croatia, 0.9% Portugal, 0.9% India, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% China , 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Germany.

78.6% of people living in Fremantle speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Italian, 2.0% Other, 1.4% Croatian, 1.3% Portuguese, 1.2% Mandarin, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Serbian, 0.6% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Fremantle is 31.4% Catholic, 26.9% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Baptist, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

47.3% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 5806 widowed people living in Fremantle.

60.2% of the people living in Fremantle over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Fremantle has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Fremantle are 23.3% Professionals, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fremantle work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.8% Construction, 9.6% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 7.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.6% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $694 per week and the median household income is $1471 per week.

The median rent in Fremantle is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Fremantle contains postcodes 6156, 6157, 6158, 6159, 6160, 6161, 6162, 6163, 6164, 6165, 6166 and includes the suburbs of Attadale, Atwell, Aubin Grove, Banjup, Beaconsfield, Beeliar, Bibra Lake, Bicton, Cockburn Central, Coogee, Coolbellup, East Fremantle, Fremantle, Hamilton Hill, Hammond Park, Henderson, Hilton, Jandakot, Kardinya, Munster, Naval Base, North Coogee, North Fremantle, North Lake, O'Connor, Palmyra, Rottnest Island, Samson, South Fremantle, South Lake, Spearwood, Success, Wattleup, White Gum Valley, Willagee and Yangebup.