Como Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Como (6152) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 4 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Como is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of Como was 13,399 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Como is 35 years of age.

59.4% of people living in the suburb of Como were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 2.2% Malaysia, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Indonesia, 1.7% South Africa, 1.7% India, 1.3% China , 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Singapore, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Iran, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Italy.

74.8% of people living in Como speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Mandarin, 2.4% Other, 1.6% Indonesian, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Persian, 0.8% Korean, 0.7% French.

The religious makeup of Como is 25.9% No religion, 23.3% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.2% Buddhism, 2.9% Islam, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist.

37.6% of people are married, 43.7% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 703 widowed people living in Como.

64.3% of the people living in Como over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Como has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Como are 33.7% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 5.3% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Como work in are 13.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Education and training, 8.3% Retail trade, 7.1% Construction, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Mining, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Manufacturing.

26.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $806 per week and the median household income is $1432 per week.

The median rent in Como is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2037 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Como postcode 6152

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