Wanneroo Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wanneroo (6065) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 23 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wanneroo is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Wanneroo was 11,901 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wanneroo is 38 years of age.

58.7% of people living in the suburb of Wanneroo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.2% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% India, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Poland.

85.6% of people living in Wanneroo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.5% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% French, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Wanneroo is 25.9% No religion, 24.5% Catholic, 21.3% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.6% Buddhism.

48.4% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 610 widowed people living in Wanneroo.

60.0% of the people living in Wanneroo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Wanneroo has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wanneroo are 21.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Professionals, 11.6% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Managers, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wanneroo work in are 15.6% Construction, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Manufacturing, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Education and training, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Other services, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 45.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $613 per week and the median household income is $1287 per week.

The median rent in Wanneroo is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wanneroo postcode 6065

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