La Perouse Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

La Perouse (2036) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 14 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. La Perouse is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of La Perouse was 418 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of La Perouse is 41 years of age.

74.7% of people living in the suburb of La Perouse were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.1% Greece, 1.4% Russian Federation, 1.4% Sweden, 1.2% Ecuador, 1.2% Fiji, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 1.0% China , 1.0% Hong Kong , 1.0% Malaysia, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Egypt, 0.7% Italy.

79.4% of people living in La Perouse speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Greek, 2.4% Russian, 2.2% Other, 1.9% Italian, 1.4% Mandarin, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of La Perouse is 31.7% Anglican, 19.6% No religion, 18.1% Catholic, 8.8% Eastern Orthodox, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Pentecostal, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

35.7% of people are married, 46.8% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in La Perouse.

60.1% of the people living in La Perouse over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. La Perouse has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in La Perouse are 24.7% Professionals, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.8% Labourers, 8.2% Sales workers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from La Perouse work in are 13.3% Education and training, 12.7% Accommodation and food services, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Construction, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.7% Administrative and support services, 5.5% Other services, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

23.9% of homes are fully owned, and 18.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $403 per week and the median household income is $1037 per week.

The median rent in La Perouse is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $4333 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for La Perouse postcode 2036

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