Mount Lawley Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Mount Lawley (6050) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 3 kms from WA's capital city of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Lawley was 10,703 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Lawley is 34 years of age.

59.4% of people living in the suburb of Mount Lawley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.8% Italy, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.8% India, 1.5% Ireland, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Malaysia, 1.0% South Africa, 0.7% Poland, 0.7% China , 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Singapore.

74.3% of people living in Mount Lawley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Italian, 2.6% Other, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Greek, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Polish, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Mount Lawley is 31.0% No religion, 26.9% Catholic, 13.3% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.4% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Islam, 1.2% Hinduism.

37.7% of people are married, 48.2% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 413 widowed people living in Mount Lawley.

61.5% of the people living in Mount Lawley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Mount Lawley has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Lawley are 35.7% Professionals, 15.0% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 5.3% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Lawley work in are 14.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Education and training, 9.5% Retail trade, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Construction, 5.5% Mining, 4.4% Manufacturing.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $834 per week and the median household income is $1718 per week.

The median rent in Mount Lawley is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Lawley postcode 6050

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