Pearce Electorate Demographics (WA)

In the 2011 census the population of Pearce was 153,919 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

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

64.7% of people living in the electorate of Pearce were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.9% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.3% Scotland, 0.8% Australia , nfd, 0.6% India, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% United States of America.

85.6% of people living in Pearce speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% German, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Pearce is 27.4% No religion, 22.3% Anglican, 20.8% Catholic, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Pentecostal.

53.5% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 4535 widowed people living in Pearce.

60.1% of the people living in Pearce over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Pearce has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Pearce are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.7% Professionals, 12.4% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pearce work in are 11.6% Construction, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Mining, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 49.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $635 per week and the median household income is $1438 per week.

The median rent in Pearce is $315 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Pearce contains postcodes 6030, 6032, 6033, 6034, 6035, 6036, 6037, 6038, 6041, 6042, 6043, 6044, 6055, 6056, 6068, 6069, 6070, 6071, 6072, 6073, 6074, 6076, 6078, 6079, 6081, 6082, 6083, 6084, 6111, 6302, 6304, 6401, 6403, 6501, 6502, 6503, 6504, 6505, 6556, 6558, 6560, 6562, 6564, 6566, 6567, 6568 and includes the suburbs of Alkimos, Aveley, Avon Valley National Park, Badgin, Bailup, Bakers Hill, Balladong, Bally Bally, Bambun, Baskerville, Beechina, Beermullah, Bejoording, Belhus, Beverley, Bickley, Bindoon, Bindoon Training Area, Boonanarring, Boya, Breera, Breton Bay, Brigadoon, Buckland, Bullsbrook, Burges, Burlong, Butler, Caljie, Canning Mills, Caraban, Carabooda, Carmel, Chidlow, Chittering, Clackline, Cold Harbour, Coonabidgee, Coondle, Copley, Cowalla, Culham, Cullalla, Dale, Daliak, Darlington, Dewars Pool, Dumbarton, East Beverley, Eglinton, Ellenbrook, Flint, Flynn, Gabbadah, Gidgegannup, Gilgering, Gingin, Ginginup, Glen Forrest, Gorrie, Granville, Grass Valley, Greenhills, Greenmount, Guilderton, Gwambygine, Hacketts Gully, Henley Brook, Herne Hill, Hoddys Well, Hovea, Inkpen, Irishtown, Jane Brook, Jennapullin, Jindalee, Julimar, Kalamunda, Karakin, Katrine, Kauring, Kokeby, Lancelin, Ledge Point, Lennard Brook, Lesmurdie, Lexia, Lower Chittering, Mahogany Creek, Malabaine, Malebelling, Malmalling, Mariginiup, Meenaar, Melaleuca, Merriwa, Middle Swan, Millendon, Mindarra, Mokine, Mooliabeenee, Moondah, Moondyne, Moore River National Park, Morangup, Morbinning, Muchea, Muckenburra, Muluckine, Mundaring, Muresk, Narraloggan, Neergabby, Nilgen, Northam, Nowergup, Nunile, Orange Springs, Parkerville, Paulls Valley, Pickering Brook, Piesse Brook, Pinjar, Quellington, Quinns Rocks, Red Gully, Red Hill, Reservoir, Ridgewood, Sawyers Valley, Seabird, Southern Brook, Spencers Brook, Stoneville, Stratton, St Ronans, Swan View, Talbot, Talbot West, The Lakes, The Vines, Throssell, Toodyay, Two Rocks, Upper Swan, Walliston, Walyunga National Park, Wanerie, Wannamal, Wattening, Westdale, West Swan, West Toodyay, Whiteman, Wilberforce, Wilbinga, Woodridge, Wooroloo, Woottating, Wundowie, Yanchep, Yeal and York.