Wembley Downs Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wembley Downs (6019) is a suburb of Perth, Coastal Strip, Western Australia. It is about 9 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wembley Downs is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Wembley Downs was 5,881 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wembley Downs is 39 years of age.

67.7% of people living in the suburb of Wembley Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 3.6% South Africa, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% China , 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands.

87.2% of people living in Wembley Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% German, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Wembley Downs is 26.7% No religion, 25.6% Catholic, 23.1% Anglican, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.1% Hinduism.

55.1% of people are married, 30.6% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 227 widowed people living in Wembley Downs.

55.7% of the people living in Wembley Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Wembley Downs has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wembley Downs are 37.1% Professionals, 17.2% Managers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Labourers, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wembley Downs work in are 14.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Education and training, 9.1% Retail trade, 7.4% Construction, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Mining, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.4% Accommodation and food services.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $761 per week and the median household income is $1856 per week.

The median rent in Wembley Downs is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wembley Downs postcode 6019

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