South Perth Demographics (WA) Local Stats

South Perth (6151) is a suburb of Perth, South Perth Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 3 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. South Perth is in the federal electorate of Swan.

In the 2011 census the population of South Perth was 11,990 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

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

52.9% of people living in the suburb of South Perth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.4% India, 2.3% Malaysia, 1.6% South Africa, 1.6% Singapore, 1.5% Scotland, 1.5% China , 1.3% Ireland, 1.1% Indonesia, 0.8% Japan, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Italy.

72.2% of people living in South Perth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Mandarin, 2.2% Other, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.4% Italian, 0.9% Japanese, 0.9% Indonesian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% French.

The religious makeup of South Perth is 25.0% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 16.7% Anglican, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Buddhism, 2.5% Islam, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Hinduism.

44.6% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 436 widowed people living in South Perth.

63.0% of the people living in South Perth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. South Perth has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in South Perth are 35.7% Professionals, 16.3% Managers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Perth work in are 15.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Education and training, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.5% Mining, 6.9% Construction, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Manufacturing.

29.1% of homes are fully owned, and 22.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $921 per week and the median household income is $1766 per week.

The median rent in South Perth is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Perth postcode 6151

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