Palmyra Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Palmyra (6157) is a suburb of Perth, Fremantle, Western Australia. It is about 12 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Palmyra is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of Palmyra was 6,609 and is comprised of approximately 53.6% females and 46.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Palmyra is 39 years of age.

67.2% of people living in the suburb of Palmyra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.6% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 1.9% Scotland, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Canada.

85.4% of people living in Palmyra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 1.2% Other, 0.7% German, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Croatian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Palmyra is 28.8% No religion, 27.0% Catholic, 18.6% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Baptist.

40.0% of people are married, 37.7% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 360 widowed people living in Palmyra.

62.3% of the people living in Palmyra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Palmyra has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Palmyra are 30.0% Professionals, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.2% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Palmyra work in are 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Education and training, 8.6% Construction, 8.3% Retail trade, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Manufacturing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Mining.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $762 per week and the median household income is $1304 per week.

The median rent in Palmyra is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Palmyra postcode 6157

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