Bicton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bicton (6157) is a suburb of Perth, Fremantle, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bicton is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of Bicton was 6,349 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bicton is 44 years of age.

70.5% of people living in the suburb of Bicton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.6% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% South Africa, 1.1% Italy, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Zimbabwe.

88.8% of people living in Bicton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.8% German, 0.5% French, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Bicton is 31.2% Catholic, 26.0% No religion, 20.7% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

50.2% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 402 widowed people living in Bicton.

59.2% of the people living in Bicton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Bicton has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Bicton are 31.6% Professionals, 15.6% Managers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bicton work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Education and training, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.9% Construction, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.5% Manufacturing, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Mining, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $790 per week and the median household income is $1573 per week.

The median rent in Bicton is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2283 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bicton postcode 6157

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