Gwelup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Gwelup (6018) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Gwelup is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Gwelup was 3,924 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gwelup is 40 years of age.

70.7% of people living in the suburb of Gwelup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Italy, 1.8% South Africa, 1.2% Scotland, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Kenya, 0.5% China , 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

86.1% of people living in Gwelup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Italian, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Croatian, 0.5% German, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Gwelup is 31.5% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

62.7% of people are married, 22.2% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 225 widowed people living in Gwelup.

59.2% of the people living in Gwelup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Gwelup has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Gwelup are 28.6% Professionals, 19.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.6% Managers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gwelup work in are 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Education and training, 10.4% Construction, 10.2% Retail trade, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.6% Financial and insurance services, 4.5% Mining.

37.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $807 per week and the median household income is $2040 per week.

The median rent in Gwelup is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gwelup postcode 6018

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