Brookdale Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Brookdale (6112) is a suburb of Perth, Southern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 27 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Brookdale is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Brookdale was 2,476 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brookdale is 27 years of age.

72.4% of people living in the suburb of Brookdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.5% India, 1.5% Philippines, 1.1% South Africa, 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Samoa, American, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sudan, 0.3% Egypt.

85.4% of people living in Brookdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 0.9% Filipino , 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Other .

The religious makeup of Brookdale is 32.9% No religion, 17.0% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Baptist, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Islam.

36.5% of people are married, 46.0% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 43 widowed people living in Brookdale.

56.3% of the people living in Brookdale 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. Brookdale has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Brookdale are 16.6% Labourers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 7.5% Professionals, 5.8% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brookdale work in are 14.8% Manufacturing, 14.4% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Construction, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Wholesale trade.

10.0% of homes are fully owned, and 53.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $535 per week and the median household income is $1172 per week.

The median rent in Brookdale is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brookdale postcode 6112

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