Scarborough Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Scarborough (6019) is a suburb of Perth, Other Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 12 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Scarborough is in the federal electorates of Curtin, Stirling.

In the 2011 census the population of Scarborough was 14,271 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Scarborough is 34 years of age.

57.6% of people living in the suburb of Scarborough were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 5.0% New Zealand, 2.1% Ireland, 1.9% South Africa, 1.1% Brazil, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% India, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% China .

78.1% of people living in Scarborough speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.9% German, 0.6% French, 0.4% Japanese, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Scarborough is 29.0% No religion, 23.9% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 14.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Buddhism, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

33.9% of people are married, 48.5% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 497 widowed people living in Scarborough.

65.7% of the people living in Scarborough over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Scarborough has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Scarborough are 30.0% Professionals, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 6.7% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Scarborough work in are 11.3% Construction, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Education and training, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.0% Mining, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

24.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $921 per week and the median household income is $1566 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scarborough postcode 6019

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