Ocean Reef Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Ocean Reef (6027) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 25 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Ocean Reef is in the federal electorate of Moore.

In the 2011 census the population of Ocean Reef was 8,108 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ocean Reef is 40 years of age.

48.1% of people living in the suburb of Ocean Reef were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 21.4% England, 5.1% South Africa, 2.6% Scotland, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.7% Ireland, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Singapore, 0.7% India, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Poland.

85.1% of people living in Ocean Reef speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.2% Italian, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% German, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Ocean Reef is 27.3% Catholic, 24.5% Anglican, 21.3% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Buddhism.

60.4% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 194 widowed people living in Ocean Reef.

57.9% of the people living in Ocean Reef over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Ocean Reef has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ocean Reef are 21.3% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ocean Reef work in are 11.9% Construction, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Education and training, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Manufacturing, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Mining.

36.5% of homes are fully owned, and 48.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $693 per week and the median household income is $2096 per week.

The median rent in Ocean Reef is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ocean Reef postcode 6027

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