Greenwood Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Greenwood (6024) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 15 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Greenwood is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Greenwood was 9,611 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

68.2% of people living in the suburb of Greenwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.8% South Africa, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% India, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Philippines.

88.3% of people living in Greenwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% German, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Greenwood is 27.2% Catholic, 26.9% No religion, 20.5% Anglican, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Buddhism.

52.7% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 272 widowed people living in Greenwood.

59.3% of the people living in Greenwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.8% are working on a part time basis. Greenwood has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Greenwood are 22.2% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.6% Managers, 7.6% Labourers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Greenwood work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Construction, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.7% Education and training, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Mining.

35.4% of homes are fully owned, and 46.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $716 per week and the median household income is $1608 per week.

The median rent in Greenwood is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Greenwood postcode 6024

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