Stratton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Stratton (6056) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 20 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Stratton is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Stratton was 3,485 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stratton is 30 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Stratton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 5.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.5% India, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Morocco, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Bangladesh.

86.5% of people living in Stratton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Croatian, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Stratton is 30.9% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal.

36.5% of people are married, 43.7% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 97 widowed people living in Stratton.

60.7% of the people living in Stratton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Stratton has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Stratton are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.2% Labourers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 7.9% Professionals, 6.5% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stratton work in are 15.8% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services, 4.6% Education and training.

14.1% of homes are fully owned, and 49.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $1174 per week.

The median rent in Stratton is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1598 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stratton postcode 6056

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