Hamersley Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Hamersley (6022) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 13 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Hamersley is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Hamersley was 4,982 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hamersley is 39 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Hamersley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 1.3% India, 1.2% Italy, 1.0% Ireland, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% China , 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Singapore.

86.2% of people living in Hamersley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.8% Other, 1.5% Macedonian, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Hamersley is 27.4% No religion, 25.3% Catholic, 19.2% Anglican, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal.

53.1% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 182 widowed people living in Hamersley.

57.8% of the people living in Hamersley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Hamersley has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Hamersley are 23.1% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.8% Managers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hamersley work in are 11.7% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Education and training, 9.2% Retail trade, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.0% Other services, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

41.1% of homes are fully owned, and 39.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $687 per week and the median household income is $1489 per week.

The median rent in Hamersley is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1755 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hamersley postcode 6022

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