Karrinyup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Karrinyup (6018) is a suburb of Perth, Other Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 11 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Karrinyup is in the federal electorate of Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Karrinyup was 8,524 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

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

68.1% of people living in the suburb of Karrinyup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Ireland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% India, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% China , 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Singapore.

84.1% of people living in Karrinyup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 1.5% Other, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% German, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Karrinyup is 27.4% Catholic, 25.9% No religion, 20.5% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.1% Baptist.

54.8% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 430 widowed people living in Karrinyup.

57.2% of the people living in Karrinyup 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. Karrinyup has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Karrinyup are 30.3% Professionals, 15.4% Managers, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karrinyup work in are 12.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.3% Education and training, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Construction, 8.6% Retail trade, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Manufacturing, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Mining.

36.9% of homes are fully owned, and 36.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $724 per week and the median household income is $1791 per week.

The median rent in Karrinyup is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karrinyup postcode 6018

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