Moore Electorate Demographics (WA)

In the 2011 census the population of Moore was 144,448 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Moore is 36 years of age.

55.1% of people living in the electorate of Moore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 17.0% England, 3.8% South Africa, 3.3% New Zealand, 2.4% Scotland, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.7% India, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Singapore, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines.

85.5% of people living in Moore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Moore is 24.9% No religion, 24.3% Catholic, 23.2% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.2% Buddhism.

54.4% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 3778 widowed people living in Moore.

58.7% of the people living in Moore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Moore has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Moore are 20.9% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 10.1% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moore work in are 12.6% Construction, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 8.7% Education and training, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Mining.

29.4% of homes are fully owned, and 48.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $726 per week and the median household income is $1788 per week.

The median rent in Moore is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2031 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Moore contains postcodes 6020, 6023, 6025, 6027, 6028, 6030, 6031 and includes the suburbs of Banksia Grove, Beldon, Burns Beach, Carramar, Clarkson, Connolly, Craigie, Currambine, Duncraig, Edgewater, Heathridge, Hillarys, Iluka, Joondalup, Kallaroo, Kinross, Marmion, Mindarie, Mullaloo, Neerabup, Ocean Reef, Padbury and Sorrento.