Lathlain Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Lathlain (6100) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 5 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Lathlain is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Lathlain was 3,037 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

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

65.5% of people living in the suburb of Lathlain were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 1.8% India, 1.7% China , 1.6% Italy, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Japan, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Poland.

78.6% of people living in Lathlain speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Italian, 2.3% Other, 2.3% Mandarin, 0.9% Japanese, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.8% Sinhalese, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Lathlain is 27.5% No religion, 26.1% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Pentecostal.

47.1% of people are married, 38.2% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 124 widowed people living in Lathlain.

62.1% of the people living in Lathlain over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Lathlain has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lathlain are 27.0% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 6.4% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lathlain work in are 9.9% Construction, 9.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Education and training, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.5% Manufacturing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Mining.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 35.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $740 per week and the median household income is $1614 per week.

The median rent in Lathlain is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lathlain postcode 6100

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