Churchlands Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Churchlands (6018) is a suburb of Perth, Other Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 8 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Churchlands is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Churchlands was 2,749 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Churchlands is 36 years of age.

48.2% of people living in the suburb of Churchlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 4.8% South Africa, 4.4% Malaysia, 3.9% China , 3.2% India, 2.8% Singapore, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Indonesia, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 1.0% United States of America, 0.7% Canada.

68.1% of people living in Churchlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Mandarin, 4.6% Cantonese, 4.2% Other, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 1.5% Other, 1.2% Other, 1.2% Indonesian, 1.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Churchlands is 26.3% Catholic, 25.6% No religion, 13.9% Anglican, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Hinduism, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.5% Buddhism, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Islam, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox.

53.3% of people are married, 36.2% have never married and 4.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 71 widowed people living in Churchlands.

57.0% of the people living in Churchlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Churchlands has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Churchlands are 37.4% Professionals, 15.2% Managers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 5.0% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Churchlands work in are 13.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Education and training, 8.7% Retail trade, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Mining, 5.5% Construction, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Manufacturing.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $755 per week and the median household income is $1835 per week.

The median rent in Churchlands is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Churchlands postcode 6018

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