South Fremantle Demographics (WA) Local Stats

South Fremantle (6162) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 16 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. South Fremantle is in the federal electorate of Fremantle.

In the 2011 census the population of South Fremantle was 2,999 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

61.2% of people living in the suburb of South Fremantle were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.8% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 3.0% Italy, 1.6% Scotland, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Portugal, 0.5% France, 0.5% India, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands.

82.4% of people living in South Fremantle speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Italian, 1.2% Spanish, 1.1% French, 1.0% Other, 1.0% German, 0.9% Croatian, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.4% Serbian.

The religious makeup of South Fremantle is 38.6% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 14.9% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Uniting Church, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

39.5% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 14.1% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 118 widowed people living in South Fremantle.

55.5% of the people living in South Fremantle over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. South Fremantle has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in South Fremantle are 37.4% Professionals, 13.2% Managers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Labourers, 6.4% Sales workers, 3.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Fremantle work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Education and training, 10.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Construction, 7.6% Retail trade, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Mining.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 25.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $715 per week and the median household income is $1407 per week.

The median rent in South Fremantle is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2184 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Fremantle postcode 6162

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