Perth LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Perth was 1,670,953 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

59.4% of people living in the region of Perth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.4% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 3.0% New Zealand, 1.8% South Africa, 1.7% India, 1.4% Malaysia, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% China , 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Philippines.

77.6% of people living in Perth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.7% Italian, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.7% Arabic, 0.5% Indonesian, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Perth is 25.0% No religion, 24.6% Catholic, 18.3% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Islam, 1.9% Baptist.

48.5% of people are married, 35.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 64533 widowed people living in Perth.

60.2% of the people living in Perth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Perth has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Perth are 22.0% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.8% Labourers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Perth work in are 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 9.9% Construction, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Mining.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $668 per week and the median household income is $1454 per week.

The median rent in Perth is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.