Claremont Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Claremont (6010) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 8 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Claremont is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Claremont was 7,594 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Claremont is 42 years of age.

61.4% of people living in the suburb of Claremont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 1.9% South Africa, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.3% India, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.1% Singapore, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Canada, 0.8% China , 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Hong Kong .

80.7% of people living in Claremont speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% French, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% German, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Claremont is 24.9% Anglican, 23.4% No religion, 21.4% Catholic, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.1% Hinduism, 0.9% Baptist.

44.3% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 511 widowed people living in Claremont.

54.7% of the people living in Claremont over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.4% are working on a part time basis. Claremont has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Claremont are 40.8% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 5.8% Technicians & trades workers, 3.6% Labourers, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Claremont work in are 16.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.3% Education and training, 9.4% Retail trade, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Mining, 4.7% Construction, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Financial and insurance services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 23.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $825 per week and the median household income is $1674 per week.

The median rent in Claremont is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Claremont postcode 6010

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