Bentley Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bentley (6102) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 8 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bentley is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Bentley was 9,302 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bentley is 29 years of age.

33.5% of people living in the suburb of Bentley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.3% Malaysia, 6.1% China , 4.8% England, 3.9% Indonesia, 2.9% India, 2.2% Singapore, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Burma , 1.3% Philippines, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% Vietnam, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Kenya, 0.9% Mauritius.

43.2% of people living in Bentley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 10.3% Mandarin, 6.5% Other, 4.3% Cantonese, 3.7% Indonesian, 2.2% Other , 1.8% Other, 1.5% Italian, 1.5% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Bentley is 19.4% No religion, 17.4% Catholic, 13.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.9% Islam, 9.7% Anglican, 8.5% Buddhism, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.2% Baptist.

27.2% of people are married, 51.3% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 979 widowed people living in Bentley.

45.6% of the people living in Bentley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.1% are working on a part time basis. Bentley has an unemployment rate of 12.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Bentley are 21.0% Professionals, 14.4% Labourers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.6% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bentley work in are 14.4% Accommodation and food services, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.5% Education and training, 5.7% Construction, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

14.7% of homes are fully owned, and 15.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 57.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $363 per week and the median household income is $734 per week.

The median rent in Bentley is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bentley postcode 6102

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