West Perth Demographics (WA) Local Stats

West Perth (6005) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 2 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. West Perth is in the federal electorates of Curtin, Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of West Perth was 5,168 and is comprised of approximately 46.3% females and 53.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Perth is 32 years of age.

39.0% of people living in the suburb of West Perth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 2.9% India, 2.7% Ireland, 2.3% China , 1.7% Malaysia, 1.7% Scotland, 1.5% Japan, 1.4% South Africa, 1.4% Italy, 1.3% Singapore, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Korea, Republic of .

59.1% of people living in West Perth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 3.0% Mandarin, 1.9% Italian, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.5% Japanese, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Hindi, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of West Perth is 29.1% No religion, 21.1% Catholic, 18.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.8% Anglican, 4.0% Buddhism, 2.4% Islam, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

30.5% of people are married, 53.4% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 180 widowed people living in West Perth.

71.5% of the people living in West Perth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.8% are working on a part time basis. West Perth has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in West Perth are 42.9% Professionals, 13.4% Managers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Technicians & trades workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Labourers, 5.1% Sales workers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Perth work in are 18.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Mining, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Construction, 5.9% Retail trade, 5.8% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Manufacturing.

13.2% of homes are fully owned, and 21.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 62.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1008 per week and the median household income is $1698 per week.

The median rent in West Perth is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Perth postcode 6005

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