Tapping Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Tapping (6065) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 27 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Tapping is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Tapping was 8,946 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

48.5% of people living in the suburb of Tapping were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 22.2% England, 4.3% South Africa, 4.0% Scotland, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.8% Ireland, 1.4% Kenya, 1.4% Zimbabwe, 1.3% India, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Vietnam.

84.8% of people living in Tapping speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 1.6% Other, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Tapping is 25.3% No religion, 23.7% Anglican, 22.0% Catholic, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.7% Hinduism.

60.1% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 129 widowed people living in Tapping.

63.7% of the people living in Tapping over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Tapping has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Tapping are 21.4% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Managers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.5% Labourers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tapping work in are 14.5% Construction, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.8% Education and training, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Other services, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

15.7% of homes are fully owned, and 66.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $831 per week and the median household income is $1946 per week.

The median rent in Tapping is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tapping postcode 6065

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