North Perth Demographics (WA) Local Stats

North Perth (6006) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 3 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. North Perth is in the federal electorates of Curtin, Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of North Perth was 8,544 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Perth is 36 years of age.

60.9% of people living in the suburb of North Perth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 5.1% Italy, 2.0% Vietnam, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.5% Greece, 1.3% Ireland, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.8% China , 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Germany.

71.0% of people living in North Perth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Italian, 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Vietnamese, 1.7% Greek, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.4% Macedonian, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of North Perth is 31.1% No religion, 30.6% Catholic, 10.7% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Buddhism, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Judaism.

42.3% of people are married, 41.7% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 398 widowed people living in North Perth.

63.3% of the people living in North Perth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. North Perth has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in North Perth are 35.7% Professionals, 15.0% Managers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Perth work in are 15.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Education and training, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.2% Construction, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Mining, 4.6% Manufacturing.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $846 per week and the median household income is $1733 per week.

The median rent in North Perth is $365 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Perth postcode 6006

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