Watermans Bay Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Watermans Bay (6020) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 15 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Watermans Bay is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Watermans Bay was 1,170 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Watermans Bay is 48 years of age.

70.0% of people living in the suburb of Watermans Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.2% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 2.1% South Africa, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Ireland, 0.5% Zambia, 0.4% India, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Inadequately described, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Netherlands.

91.4% of people living in Watermans Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.6% French, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Watermans Bay is 25.5% No religion, 25.1% Anglican, 23.5% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

53.6% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 65 widowed people living in Watermans Bay.

58.9% of the people living in Watermans Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Watermans Bay has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Watermans Bay are 29.6% Professionals, 18.2% Managers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Watermans Bay work in are 13.3% Education and training, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Construction, 9.2% Retail trade, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.7% Financial and insurance services, 3.9% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Accommodation and food services.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $801 per week and the median household income is $1575 per week.

The median rent in Watermans Bay is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2860 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Watermans Bay postcode 6020

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