Highgate Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Highgate (6003) is a suburb of Perth, Perth City, Western Australia. It is about 2 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Highgate is in the federal electorate of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Highgate was 1,941 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Highgate is 33 years of age.

46.0% of people living in the suburb of Highgate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 3.5% Vietnam, 2.5% New Zealand, 2.3% India, 2.2% China , 2.2% Italy, 2.1% Ireland, 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% Poland, 1.1% Burma , 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Nepal, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Korea, Republic of .

62.1% of people living in Highgate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Vietnamese, 3.1% Other, 2.8% Italian, 2.6% Mandarin, 2.5% Cantonese, 1.4% Serbian, 1.0% Other, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Highgate is 34.8% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Anglican, 6.2% Buddhism, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Islam, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

27.9% of people are married, 56.2% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 57 widowed people living in Highgate.

64.6% of the people living in Highgate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.3% are working on a part time basis. Highgate has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Highgate are 35.5% Professionals, 13.3% Managers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Labourers, 6.7% Sales workers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Highgate work in are 14.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.2% Accommodation and food services, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Construction, 5.2% Mining, 4.5% Manufacturing.

15.5% of homes are fully owned, and 19.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $757 per week and the median household income is $1266 per week.

The median rent in Highgate is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2125 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highgate postcode 6003

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