Parkwood Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Parkwood (6147) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 10 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Parkwood is in the federal electorate of Tangney.

In the 2011 census the population of Parkwood was 6,129 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parkwood is 37 years of age.

54.2% of people living in the suburb of Parkwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.5% Malaysia, 8.4% England, 3.3% Singapore, 2.9% China , 2.7% New Zealand, 2.4% India, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Burma , 0.6% Korea, Republic of .

69.5% of people living in Parkwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Mandarin, 6.6% Cantonese, 2.3% Other, 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.8% Tamil, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Korean, 0.6% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Parkwood is 24.3% No religion, 21.0% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 8.6% Buddhism, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 2.5% Islam.

50.2% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 224 widowed people living in Parkwood.

61.4% of the people living in Parkwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Parkwood has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Parkwood are 20.1% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Labourers, 8.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Managers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parkwood work in are 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.0% Education and training, 7.8% Construction, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services.

39.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $667 per week and the median household income is $1408 per week.

The median rent in Parkwood is $328 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parkwood postcode 6147

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