Ashby Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Ashby (6065) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 25 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Ashby is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashby was 2,394 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

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

55.2% of people living in the suburb of Ashby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 19.1% England, 3.1% South Africa, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.1% Scotland, 1.5% Ireland, 1.0% India, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Burma , 0.5% Kenya, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Malaysia.

85.8% of people living in Ashby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.2% Spanish, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% Khmer, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Ashby is 23.9% No religion, 23.7% Anglican, 22.8% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

56.9% of people are married, 24.9% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 134 widowed people living in Ashby.

63.8% of the people living in Ashby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Ashby has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashby are 21.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Professionals, 10.5% Managers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashby work in are 15.0% Construction, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Manufacturing, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Education and training, 5.1% Other services, 4.9% Wholesale trade.

36.4% of homes are fully owned, and 46.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $585 per week and the median household income is $1213 per week.

The median rent in Ashby is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2275 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashby postcode 6065

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