Booragoon Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Booragoon (6154) is a suburb of Perth, Fremantle, Western Australia. It is about 9 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Booragoon is in the federal electorate of Tangney.

In the 2011 census the population of Booragoon was 5,461 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Booragoon is 43 years of age.

56.3% of people living in the suburb of Booragoon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.9% England, 3.0% South Africa, 3.0% Malaysia, 2.0% Indonesia, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Scotland, 1.6% Singapore, 1.4% China , 1.0% Italy, 1.0% India, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Ireland.

77.3% of people living in Booragoon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Cantonese, 2.2% Indonesian, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.6% Italian, 1.5% Other, 0.8% Persian, 0.7% Korean, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Booragoon is 25.0% Catholic, 24.3% No religion, 19.0% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.4% Baptist, 1.4% Islam.

53.0% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 415 widowed people living in Booragoon.

57.2% of the people living in Booragoon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Booragoon has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Booragoon are 31.8% Professionals, 15.1% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Booragoon work in are 12.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Education and training, 9.8% Retail trade, 6.6% Construction, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Mining.

48.7% of homes are fully owned, and 30.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $674 per week and the median household income is $1489 per week.

The median rent in Booragoon is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2178 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Booragoon postcode 6154

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