Boya Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Boya (6056) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 19 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Boya is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Boya was 639 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Boya is 44 years of age.

66.0% of people living in the suburb of Boya were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.0% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 1.7% Germany, 1.6% Poland, 1.3% El Salvador, 1.1% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Israel, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% India, 0.5% Wales.

91.2% of people living in Boya speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.9% German, 0.8% Polish, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Boya is 35.1% No religion, 20.2% Catholic, 17.2% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.3% Other Christian.

52.5% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 26 widowed people living in Boya.

58.2% of the people living in Boya over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Boya has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Boya are 22.8% Professionals, 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 6.7% Sales workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Boya work in are 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Education and training, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Mining, 7.0% Retail trade, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.4% Other services, 5.2% Wholesale trade.

39.0% of homes are fully owned, and 45.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $726 per week and the median household income is $1604 per week.

The median rent in Boya is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1945 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boya postcode 6056

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