Kewdale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kewdale (6105) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 8 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kewdale is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Kewdale was 6,190 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kewdale is 36 years of age.

53.7% of people living in the suburb of Kewdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 3.0% India, 2.0% China , 1.7% Philippines, 1.6% Italy, 1.6% Malaysia, 1.6% Saudi Arabia, 1.4% Mauritius, 1.2% Burma , 1.0% Indonesia, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.6% Singapore.

65.2% of people living in Kewdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.1% Other, 4.7% Arabic, 2.7% Mandarin, 2.5% Italian, 1.2% Tagalog, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% French, 1.0% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Kewdale is 26.4% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 15.5% Anglican, 10.2% Islam, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Hinduism.

44.8% of people are married, 36.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 330 widowed people living in Kewdale.

60.7% of the people living in Kewdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Kewdale has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kewdale are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Professionals, 11.0% Labourers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.3% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kewdale work in are 10.3% Retail trade, 9.5% Construction, 9.4% Manufacturing, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Education and training, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Public administration and safety.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $614 per week and the median household income is $1199 per week.

The median rent in Kewdale is $323 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kewdale postcode 6105

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