Middle Swan Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Middle Swan (6056) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 18 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Middle Swan is in the federal electorates of Hasluck, Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Middle Swan was 2,704 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Middle Swan is 35 years of age.

64.7% of people living in the suburb of Middle Swan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 1.7% Italy, 1.4% Croatia, 1.3% India, 1.2% Philippines, 0.7% China , 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Poland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Mozambique.

75.8% of people living in Middle Swan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Italian, 2.3% Other, 2.0% Croatian, 1.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Filipino , 0.6% Polish, 0.4% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Middle Swan is 29.0% Catholic, 25.7% No religion, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.1% Anglican, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.4% Baptist.

40.0% of people are married, 41.0% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 94 widowed people living in Middle Swan.

61.4% of the people living in Middle Swan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.4% are working on a part time basis. Middle Swan has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Middle Swan are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Labourers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Professionals, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Managers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Middle Swan work in are 12.4% Manufacturing, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.9% Construction, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Other services, 4.9% Education and training, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $590 per week and the median household income is $1130 per week.

The median rent in Middle Swan is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Middle Swan postcode 6056

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