Tangney Electorate Demographics (WA)

In the 2011 census the population of Tangney was 141,938 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Tangney is 38 years of age.

55.5% of people living in the electorate of Tangney were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 5.1% Malaysia, 2.8% India, 2.5% Singapore, 2.2% South Africa, 2.0% New Zealand, 2.0% China , 1.7% Indonesia, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Ireland.

72.3% of people living in Tangney speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Mandarin, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Cantonese, 2.4% Other, 1.5% Indonesian, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Tamil, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Tangney is 24.7% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 17.1% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Buddhism, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Hinduism, 2.5% Baptist.

55.4% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 5363 widowed people living in Tangney.

58.6% of the people living in Tangney 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. Tangney has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Tangney are 27.4% Professionals, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Managers, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tangney work in are 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Education and training, 7.6% Construction, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Mining.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 38.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $691 per week and the median household income is $1774 per week.

The median rent in Tangney is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2058 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Tangney contains postcodes 6147, 6148, 6149, 6150, 6153, 6154, 6155, 6156, 6163 and includes the suburbs of Alfred Cove, Applecross, Ardross, Attadale, Bateman, Booragoon, Brentwood, Bull Creek, Canning Vale, Kardinya, Leeming, Melville, Murdoch, Myaree, Parkwood, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, Willetton and Winthrop.