Kiara Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kiara (6054) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kiara is in the federal electorate of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Kiara was 1,793 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

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

61.8% of people living in the suburb of Kiara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 3.5% India, 3.2% Vietnam, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.7% Philippines, 1.6% China , 1.5% Burma , 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% Singapore, 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% Scotland, 0.7% Mauritius, 0.7% Iran, 0.7% Poland.

72.1% of people living in Kiara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Vietnamese, 4.2% Cantonese, 3.5% Other, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.1% Macedonian, 1.1% Serbian, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Other .

The religious makeup of Kiara is 35.1% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 12.7% Anglican, 6.6% Buddhism, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Islam, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

47.7% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Kiara.

62.8% of the people living in Kiara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Kiara has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Kiara are 18.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.0% Labourers, 10.6% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Managers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kiara work in are 13.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Education and training, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Other services.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $643 per week and the median household income is $1312 per week.

The median rent in Kiara is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kiara postcode 6054

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