Swanbourne Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Swanbourne (6010) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 9 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Swanbourne is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Swanbourne was 3,508 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Swanbourne is 37 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Swanbourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.6% England, 1.7% South Africa, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Scotland, 1.3% United States of America, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% China , 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Sweden.

90.0% of people living in Swanbourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.9% French, 0.7% German, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Swanbourne is 28.8% No religion, 27.1% Anglican, 21.0% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Buddhism, 0.9% Baptist.

55.0% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 132 widowed people living in Swanbourne.

56.2% of the people living in Swanbourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Swanbourne has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Swanbourne are 39.4% Professionals, 18.1% Managers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 5.4% Technicians & trades workers, 2.7% Labourers, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Swanbourne work in are 16.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Education and training, 10.6% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Retail trade, 5.9% Mining, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Construction, 3.2% Manufacturing.

40.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $881 per week and the median household income is $2493 per week.

The median rent in Swanbourne is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Swanbourne postcode 6010

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