East Perth Demographics (WA) Local Stats

East Perth (6004) is a suburb of Perth, Perth City, Western Australia. It is about 1 km from WA's capital city of Perth. East Perth is in the federal electorate of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of East Perth was 8,185 and is comprised of approximately 45.3% females and 54.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Perth is 32 years of age.

32.7% of people living in the suburb of East Perth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 3.8% Malaysia, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.9% China , 2.8% India, 2.6% Ireland, 2.0% Singapore, 1.8% Korea, Republic of , 1.8% Indonesia, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% Japan, 1.1% South Africa, 1.1% Philippines, 0.9% Brazil.

52.5% of people living in East Perth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Mandarin, 2.9% Cantonese, 2.7% Other, 1.6% Korean, 1.5% Indonesian, 1.3% Other, 1.1% Japanese, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of East Perth is 24.0% No religion, 20.9% Catholic, 17.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.0% Anglican, 5.3% Buddhism, 4.0% Islam, 3.3% Hinduism, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

35.6% of people are married, 49.8% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 180 widowed people living in East Perth.

70.5% of the people living in East Perth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.2% are working on a part time basis. East Perth has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in East Perth are 36.7% Professionals, 15.3% Managers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 5.6% Sales workers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Perth work in are 18.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Mining, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Construction, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Retail trade, 4.7% Education and training, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

14.8% of homes are fully owned, and 23.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $995 per week and the median household income is $1813 per week.

The median rent in East Perth is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2392 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Perth postcode 6004

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