Upper Swan Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Upper Swan (6069) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 29 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Upper Swan is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Swan was 562 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Upper Swan is 46 years of age.

75.8% of people living in the suburb of Upper Swan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.2% England, 1.9% Scotland, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.4% Thailand, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Croatia, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Russian Federation, 0.5% India, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Philippines.

90.6% of people living in Upper Swan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Croatian, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% German, 0.5% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Upper Swan is 28.1% No religion, 27.0% Anglican, 25.9% Catholic, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Latter-day Saints, 0.5% Churches of Christ.

53.3% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Upper Swan.

62.8% of the people living in Upper Swan 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. Upper Swan has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Swan are 20.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.0% Managers, 11.0% Labourers, 9.7% Professionals, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Upper Swan work in are 14.7% Construction, 11.0% Manufacturing, 9.3% Education and training, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.3% Wholesale trade.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 42.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $609 per week and the median household income is $1271 per week.

The median rent in Upper Swan is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Swan postcode 6069

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