Ashfield Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Ashfield (6054) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 9 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Ashfield is in the federal electorate of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashfield was 1,256 and is comprised of approximately 47.1% females and 52.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashfield is 38 years of age.

65.0% of people living in the suburb of Ashfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.8% Philippines, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.0% Pakistan, 1.0% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Indonesia.

79.2% of people living in Ashfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 1.4% Serbian, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Tagalog, 1.0% Vietnamese, 1.0% Punjabi, 0.7% Dutch, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Ashfield is 27.2% No religion, 23.6% Catholic, 17.5% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Islam, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.3% Pentecostal, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Uniting Church.

39.5% of people are married, 40.9% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 61 widowed people living in Ashfield.

64.1% of the people living in Ashfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Ashfield has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashfield are 21.7% Professionals, 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Labourers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Managers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Sales workers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashfield work in are 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.0% Construction, 8.9% Manufacturing, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $592 per week and the median household income is $1091 per week.

The median rent in Ashfield is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashfield postcode 6054

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