Cottesloe Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Cottesloe (6011) is a suburb of Perth, Coastal Strip, Western Australia. It is about 10 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Cottesloe is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Cottesloe was 7,398 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

67.3% of people living in the suburb of Cottesloe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.6% United States of America, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% France, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Hong Kong .

84.8% of people living in Cottesloe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% French, 0.8% Other, 0.7% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Cottesloe is 28.0% No religion, 26.0% Anglican, 20.3% Catholic, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Buddhism.

49.4% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 310 widowed people living in Cottesloe.

58.1% of the people living in Cottesloe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Cottesloe has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Cottesloe are 43.6% Professionals, 18.9% Managers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 2.8% Labourers, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cottesloe work in are 16.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Education and training, 8.0% Retail trade, 6.5% Mining, 6.0% Construction, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Financial and insurance services, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1036 per week and the median household income is $2494 per week.

The median rent in Cottesloe is $475 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2817 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cottesloe postcode 6011

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