Swan View Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Swan View (6056) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 19 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Swan View is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Swan View was 8,027 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Swan View is 39 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Swan View were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.4% England, 4.1% New Zealand, 2.0% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% India, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States of America.

87.2% of people living in Swan View speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Italian, 1.3% Other, 0.7% Croatian, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% German, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Swan View is 26.7% No religion, 26.0% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Pentecostal.

45.5% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 371 widowed people living in Swan View.

60.9% of the people living in Swan View over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Swan View has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Swan View are 19.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Professionals, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.3% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Swan View work in are 12.7% Retail trade, 11.6% Manufacturing, 10.2% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Education and training, 5.7% Other services, 4.5% Mining.

34.7% of homes are fully owned, and 40.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $601 per week and the median household income is $1231 per week.

The median rent in Swan View is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Swan View postcode 6056

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