Mount Pleasant Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Mount Pleasant (6153) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 8 kms from WA's capital city of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Pleasant was 6,496 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Pleasant is 42 years of age.

59.2% of people living in the suburb of Mount Pleasant were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% England, 3.2% Malaysia, 2.2% South Africa, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.7% Indonesia, 1.4% India, 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Singapore, 1.1% China , 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Iran, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Korea, Republic of .

78.5% of people living in Mount Pleasant speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Mandarin, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.4% Indonesian, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Persian, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% French, 0.7% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Mount Pleasant is 25.5% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 18.6% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.4% Baptist, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox.

54.9% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 272 widowed people living in Mount Pleasant.

58.9% of the people living in Mount Pleasant over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Mount Pleasant has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Pleasant are 33.4% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 3.9% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Pleasant work in are 14.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.6% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.6% Mining, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $837 per week and the median household income is $1908 per week.

The median rent in Mount Pleasant is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2569 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Pleasant postcode 6153

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