Mirrabooka Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Mirrabooka (6061) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Mirrabooka is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Mirrabooka was 7,933 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mirrabooka is 30 years of age.

43.5% of people living in the suburb of Mirrabooka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% Vietnam, 3.6% Burma , 2.7% Iraq, 2.4% Sudan, 2.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 2.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2.1% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.7% India, 1.3% Philippines, 1.3% Afghanistan, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.1% Somalia, 0.9% Thailand.

40.0% of people living in Mirrabooka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.6% Other, 10.6% Vietnamese, 8.6% Arabic, 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Macedonian, 2.1% Cantonese, 1.4% Persian, 1.1% Serbian, 1.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Mirrabooka is 21.6% Catholic, 19.2% Islam, 12.4% No religion, 9.8% Buddhism, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Anglican, 6.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.8% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal.

47.9% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 261 widowed people living in Mirrabooka.

54.0% of the people living in Mirrabooka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Mirrabooka has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mirrabooka are 19.8% Labourers, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.6% Professionals, 5.9% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mirrabooka work in are 14.5% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Construction, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Education and training, 5.1% Administrative and support services.

22.1% of homes are fully owned, and 42.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $399 per week and the median household income is $1033 per week.

The median rent in Mirrabooka is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mirrabooka postcode 6061

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